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Miller-Butterworth is co-recipient of $50,000 grant

7/17/2009 —

Cassandra Miller-Butterworth, assistant professor of biology at Penn State Beaver, is the co-recipient of a $50,000 grant from the Winifred Violet Scott Estate in Australia. The funds will be shared by Penn State, the University of Melbourne, and the Australian Museum for a project designed to

place the Australian Museum Collection of bent-winged bats (genus Miniopterus) in a modern conservation context, to verify species boundaries and geographic distributions of Miniopterus, and to verify species identifications as recorded in the Australian Museum.

Miller-Butterworth can be contacted at cmm48@psu.edu or 724-773-3527.

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