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Montana Tech Student Selected for Montana Space Grant Consortium Summer Apprenticeship Award

05/17/2018

Jordan Foster, a senior in the Chemistry & Geochemistry Department in the Laboratory Exploring Geobiochemical Engineering and Natural Dynamics (LEGEND) has been selected for a Montana Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) Summer Apprenticeship Award for his summer research project entitled “Investigating lipid uptake in thermophilic microbial mats.”

The award is valued at $5,000 and will enable Foster to perform part of his research in the lab of Dr. Magdalena Osburn at Northwestern University. This honor reflects Jordan’s past achievements as well as his present and future commitment to NASA's mission.