Mines scientist receives Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship
GOLDEN, Colo., June 22, 2010 – Hallgerd Eydal, a post-doctoral research scientist in Colorado School of Mines’ Environmental Science and Engineering Department, was awarded a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship from the European Union.
She was granted approximately $320,000 for this prestigious award. The fellowship involves two years of research at Mines to begin in mid-August. The third year of the work will be done at the University of Bergen, Norway. The work is to examine the microbial ecology and state of viruses in Yellowstone hot springs.
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