Assistant professor of biology is co-recipient of $50,000 grant

July 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's 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 or (724) 773-3527.


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