AAAS

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is honoring six Iowa State University researchers, including our Dr. Kan Wang.

Kan has been named to this year’s class of 489 AAAS Fellows “because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications,” the association announced today.

Kan is the Global Professor in Biotechnology in the department of agronomy and co-director of the Crop Bioengineering Center, "for advances in genetic engineering in plants using Agrobacterium tumefaciens." 

AMES, Iowa – The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is honoring seven Iowa State University researchers for their work in agriculture, biological sciences, chemistry and engineering, including our Dr. Jianming Yu.

The seven are among 416 researchers from around the world who make up this year’s class of AAAS Fellows, the association announced today. The new fellows are being recognized “because of their efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.” Dr. Yu joins the limited company of only 40 other faculty at Iowa State University as a AAAS Fellow.

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