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Robin M. Harris Award

Award amount: 
up to $6,500


The endowment supporting this award was established in 2012 by Profs. Jim Truman and Lynn Riddiford in memory of Dr. Robin Mariko Harris. Robin’s family, friends and colleagues also contributed substantially to the fund in honor of her brilliance and passion for insects and science. Award expenditures can include but are not limited to travel expenses, research supplies, other research associated costs, tuition, fees, and living expenses. Priority will be given to requests for tuition-support. If the award is not given in Autumn, the funds will be granted in Winter for research and/or conference expenses.


Department of Biology graduate students and the Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior graduate students conducting research in the field of insect studies, including but not limited to the ecology, physiology, and development of insects.