Paleonet: reminder : PRI's Wells Grants-in-Aid of Research

Judith Nagel-Myers jn226 at
Mon Feb 6 15:56:41 GMT 2012


*We would like to invite graduate students and postdoctoral fellows 
interested in working in the collections of the Paleontological Research 
Institution in Ithaca, NY to apply for this years J.W. Wells Grant; the 
deadline for applications is Feb. 15th.**



*John W. Wells Grants-in-Aid of Research Program*

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) invites applications from 
graduate students and post-doctoral researchers for the John W. Wells 
Grants-in-Aid of Research Program to support collections-based research 
in any field of paleontology. The program awards grants of up to $500 to 
visit PRI's collections.

This grant honors John W. Wells (1907-1994), past President of the PRI 
Board of Trustees, a long-time geology faculty member at Cornell 
University, and one of the world's leading authorities on fossil and 
living corals.

*The application deadline is February 15th, 2012.*

PRI houses one of the largest collections of invertebrate fossils in 
North America, with particular strengths in Cenozoic mollusks from the 
Western Hemisphere and marine invertebrates of the northeastern U.S., 
especially the Devonian of Central New York. PRI's Type and Figured 
collection is searchable online at 

For further information, see 
_, or contact:

Dr. Gregory P. Dietl, Director of Collections
Paleontological Research Institution
1259 Trumansburg Rd

Ithaca, NY 14850
gpd3 at <mailto:gpd3 at>
(607)273-6623 x17
fax (607)273-6620

Dr. Judith Nagel-Myers
Collections Manager
Paleontological Research Institution,
affiliated with Cornell University
1259 Trumansburg Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Ph:   (607) 273.6623 x 28
Fax:  (607) 273.6620

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