UNC Biology graduate student Emily Harmon has been awarded the 2021 Howard McCarley Research Award from the Southwestern Association of Naturalists (SWAN). Congratulations, Emily!
From the press release: “The Southwestern Association of Naturalists is pleased to announce that graduate student Emily Harmon was presented with a 2021 Howard McCarley Student Research Award for her research project entitled “The role of parental environment in shaping phenotypes.” Emily is pursuing a Ph.D. in the Department of Biology with her major advisor, Dr. David Pfennig, Professor. The Southwestern Association of Naturalists is an international association of scientists, educators, and students, founded in 1953 to promote the field study of plants and animals (living and fossil) in the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Central America. The award was announced at the annual meeting held virtually in April.”