Contact: Beth King
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Caption: Hermogenes Fernandez, the first Panamanian to receive STRI's three-year Earl S. Tupper Postdoctoral Fellowship, investigates ant-fungus mutualisms.
Credit: Marcos Guerra, STRI
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