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Professor Earns $2.1 Million Research Grant

Prof. Spatafora and Sunho Park ’18 research tooth decay-causing bacteria.

By CAROLINE JASCHKE

September 20, 2017

This summer, Dr. Grace Spatafora, professor of biology department, was awarded a $2.1 million National Institutes of Health grant for her research on the oral bacterium, Streptococcus mutans. The grant makes her one of only 13 faculty members at small liberal arts colleges nationwide to receive an NIH r...

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