Bioscience

Huge loss for UA: 2 professors are headed for Yale

September 30, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: ] – Nancy Moran and Howard Ochman, married researchers in the UA’s department of ecology and evolutionary biology, will head up research in microbial diversity at a new facility at Yale University next year.

It will be a blow to the University of Arizona, colleagues said Tuesday. In addition to being in the top tier of researchers in the world in evolutionary biology and microbial genomics, both are Regents’ Professors — a title reserved for exceptional teachers.

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