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Fritz, Megan

Fritz, Megan

Assistant Professor
College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Brain and Behavior Institute
2300 Symons Hall

  • Study of insect evolution in response to a constantly changing environment
  • Study the genomic variants that enable insects to adapt to their environment
  • Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Genomics, and the Molecular and Cellular Biology research clusters through the Biological Sciences Graduate Program at the University of Maryland

NIH Awards $2M to UMD Entomologist Megan Fritz

Research into mosquitoes carrying West Nile will pinpoint the genes responsible for their attraction to humans.

Brain and Behavior Initiative (BBI) hosts Second Annual Seed Grant Symposium

The University’s Brain and Behavior Initiative (BBI) hosted its Second Annual Seed Grant Symposium on November 14, 2018 at Adele’s in the Stamp Student Union.

BBI Holds 2017 Seed Grant Symposium

Over 115 people attend symposium featuring work and accomplishments of BBI Seed Grant Awardees for FY16/FY17.

BBI FY17 Seed Grant Winners Announced

Nine projects selected for funding.