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2011 Hispanic Serving Institutions Education Grants

South Mountain Community College, Phoenix, Ariz., $289,000 – This project will increase underrepresented minority graduates in food, agriculture and natural resource sciences by helping middle school students transition into high school…


Oyster Researchers Helping Keep Consumers Safe from Dangerous Pathogens

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is the leading cause of seafood-borne bacterial infections in the United States. Contaminated raw oysters can cause Vibriosis, a gastrointestinal illness that can be life threatening and even fatal for people…

Left image of hand holding oyster. Right image of oyster farmer examining oysters. Images courtesy of Adobe Stock. .
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