Tag Archives: Biology

Troy University professors receive NOAA RESTORE Science Program grant

July 17, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year, $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico.

Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead…

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Death of beloved faculty member shocks, saddens TROY family

January 19, 2017
By Clif Lusk

The Troy University family was saddened to learn of the death of one of its own, Dr. Neil Billington, professor of molecular ecology. Billington was found dead in his Troy home on Wednesday, Jan. 18, of apparent natural causes. He was 59.

The self-described “Fifth Beatle,” was a native of Manchester, England and had completed…

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