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DOE Award for Looney

Brian Looney (Matheny Lab) has been awarded a US Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Award for his project “From saprotrophy to symbiosis: comparative genomics and functional diversity of a diverse ectomycorrhizal lineage in the Populus mycorrhizome (Russulaceae, Basidiomycota).”  The SCGSR program provides supplemental funds for graduate awardees to conduct part of their thesis research at a host DOE laboratory in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist.  The award period for the proposed research project at DOE laboratories may range from 3 to 12 consecutive months.

Congratulations, Brian!

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