Area Alum Wins Top Science Award

Publication: Great Falls Tribune

Author: Richard Ecke

11/30/2009 - It's been a banner year for Jon Boyle, a University of Pittsburgh assistant professor studying the relationship between disease-causing microorganisms and their hosts.

During the summer, the former Great Falls resident was named a 2009 Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. That's an honor he shared with 16 other scientists, including two Nobel laureates and other top researchers across the United States. And it also gained him $240,000 over the next four years to support his research.

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