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Development of Biotechnology Tools to Assess Reproductive Health of Blue Crab Populations (Kevin Kearney)

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Award date: 
Mar 27, 2012
Award amount: 
$5,000
Organization name: 
North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: 
Day, Judy B.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Undergraduate Biotechnology Research Fellowship
Region: 
Research Triangle

Research will be conducted to develop biotechnology tools for measuring activity of the reproductive hormone, methyl farnesoate, in blue crabs. These tools will prove important for monitoring the sustainability of economically important blue crab populations along coastal North Carolina.

Fiscal year: 
2012