SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT RECEIVES $111,253 AWARD FOR MIGRATORY BIRDS PROJECT

By TRACY DEER-MIREK
FAIRFIELD – Barbara Pierce, associate professor of biology at Sacred Heart University, has received a grant award of $111,253 from the National Science Foundation in support of her research project on migratory birds. Her area of specialization is physiological ecology, and her research project is titled “Collaborative Proposal: Fat Metabolism and Oxidative Stress in Exercising Migratory Birds.” The NSF grant extends through August 31, 2017.

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