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Postdoc earns prestigious bioinformatics fellowship

November 10, 2004

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Chris Wilmers, who recently received his Ph.D in Environmental Science at CNR, recently received a highly competitive National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biological Informatics for 2005.

Wilmers, whose graduate research focused on the dining habits of gray wolves in Yellowstone National Park, will use his NSF Fellowship to better understand how the movements of animals within a given habitat affect the food chain. He will use technology known as GPS telemetry in combination with sophisticated data analysis methods.

Because physical landscapes have a significant impact on habitat, Wilmers expects the biological insights gained through his fellowship to be of great interest both to theoretical ecologists and conservationists seeking to maintain and restore ecosystems. For more information, on Wilmers work, including news clips and streaming video,
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