Tribute to Dr. Francis R. Trainor (11 February 1929 – 12 February 2013)

Please see the links below for tributes that commemorate the life of Dr. Frank Trainor, a faculty member who worked in the EEB Department at UConn for over 40 years.

Frank Trainor, Emeritus Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Dies.” UConn Today, Feb. 20, 2013.

Schneider, C.W. (2013) A tribute to Francis R. Trainor (11 February 1929 – 12 February 2013). Phycological Newsletter 49(2):20.

Schubert, E., L.A. Lewis, and P.A. Siver (2013) Phycologia 52: 457-459. If you would like a pdf reprint of this article please contact Louise Lewis (

In honor of Dr. Trainor’s 80th birthday, an endowment was established at the University to fund graduate student research in aquatic biology. If you are interested in making a donation in Dr. Trainor’s name, please make checks payable to: The UConn Foundation Inc., with Francis Rice Trainor Endowment Fund #30244 in the memo line, and forward to: The UConn Foundation, 2390 Alumni Drive, Unit 3206, Storrs, CT 06269.

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