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K-State Today

January 21, 2016



Galliart awarded National Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research

By Jennifer Rhodes

Matthew Galliart is the recipient of a Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research grant. Sigma Xi awarded Galliart a $1,000 grant in support of his research proposal, "Experimental natural selection of big bluestem ecotypes across the Great Plains: A novel test for the strength of local adaptation."

The Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research program has a highly competitive application process and only approximately 15 percent of all applicants receive any level of funding. Sigma Xi is the national scientific research society.

Galliart, is a graduate student in the Division of Biology working in ecological genomics in the lab of Loretta Johnson.

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