Mealybugs and their myrmecoid herders. Photo by Ron Hemberger.


August 2011 - NSF EPSCoR New Faculty Hire, John McCutcheon's work on mealy bug-bacteria symbiosis was featured in major scientific journals.


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Montana NSF EPSCoR Successes

From 2001-2011

EPSCoR has played a key role in establishing Montana as one of the national leaders in biomedical and health related issues, nanotechnology, and the study of life in extreme environments.

Montana EPSCoR has become a national model for the integration of economic development with university-based research and education.

The Montana EPSCoR program has developed science and engineering programs that are both nationally significant and regionally relevant.


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EPSCoR 2016 / Supported by National Science Foundation Grant EPS-1101342