NSU Newsroom

SharkBytes

Horizons

This version of NSU News has been archived as of February 28, 2019. To search through archived articles, visit nova.edu/search. To access the new version of NSU News, visit news.nova.edu.

This version of SharkBytes has been archived as of February 28, 2019. To search through archived articles, visit nova.edu/search. To access the new version of SharkBytes, visit sharkbytes.nova.edu.

News Releases Archive

Contact

Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

nova.edu/prmc

SharkBytes Archives

Contact

Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

Halmos Biology Faculty Receives $500K Research Grant

Smith SharkbyteThis October, Halmos College Biology faculty member Robert Smith, Ph.D. received a $534,000 grant from the Army Research Office. This three-year grant will be used to develop new strategies to reduce and prevent infection from bacteria.

Dr. Smith along with co-principle investigators Omar Eldakar, Ph.D. (also from the department of biological sciences) and Travis Craddock, Ph.D. (from the institute of neuroimmune medicine) will work with graduate and undergraduate students to study the effects of physical force on cooperation in bacteria.