Mike was awarded $14,963 over two years for his proposal titled "Breeding for thermal tolerance in farmed Atlantic surfclams (Spisula solidissima)".
Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NE SARE) "is a regional program of the nationwide SARE effort; SARE is part of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA." (http://www.nesare.org/About-Us/About-Northeast-SARE).
Visit Mike's webpage here: http://hsrl.rutgers.edu/people/students/macquafredda.htm
We seek to further the social, cultural, academic and research interests of the students in the graduate program in Ecology and Evolution and act as an link between the graduate students and the faculty.