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Nicté Ordóñez-Garza Awarded the Albert R. and Alma Shadle Fellowship from the American Society of Mammalogists.



Nicté Ordóñez-Garza, PhD student in the Department of Biological Sciences, received the Albert R. and Alma Shadle Fellowship from the American Society of Mammalogists at their annual meeting (June 6-10, 2014). This prestigious fellowship is awarded to an outstanding graduate student whose research potential suggests a promising career in mammalogy.

Ms. Ordóñez-Garza's research involves using mammalian speciation patterns to test the dynamics of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec as an isolating barrier. Nicté is a citizen of Guatemala and has published 20 scientific papers pertaining to her studies of mammals. In addition, she has received over $60,000 in research grants and has been a Fulbright recipient. Nicté is an avid field biologist and participates in the activities of the Natural Science Research Laboratory at the Museum of Texas Tech University.

To learn more about Nicté's research, visit her website by clicking HERE.

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