March 22, 2023
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Q&A: Teaching fellow wins award for genetics research

Nandadevi Cortes Rodriguez, Ithaca College postdoctoral teaching fellow in the Department of Biology, has dedicated much of her research to studying genetics and evolution. Recently, Rodriguez won the award for Best Paper of Year in the Wilson Journal of Ornithology for her work researching speciation in birds.

Opinion Editor Celisa Calacal spoke to Rodriguez about her research, the findings of her paper and the importance of studying evolution.

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