M.S. Student, Dawn Canterbury, awarded grant for Gopher Tortoises
Posted on March 8, 2021 by Jason Strickland
Dawn Canterbury was recently awarded a Walter F. Coxe Research Grant from the Alabama Audubon Society to support her Master’s research on Gopher Tortoises entitled “Digging deeper into the genetic and environmental predictors of pathogens affecting Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) in southwest Alabama”. Dawn’s research focuses on the behavioral and disease ecology of Gopher Tortoises in Mobile and Baldwin Counties in Alabama. Dawn is co-advised by Drs. Adam Chupp and Jason Strickland. Dawn earned her bachelor’s in biology from Jacksonville State University in May 2020 and joined the Biology Dept. at South in August of 2020 to pursue her Master’s degree.
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