Congratulations to all of the graduate students who received scholarships and awards!
Research Excellence Award – The award is to recognize graduate students for outstanding research accomplishments as documented in resulting theses and dissertations. The Research Excellence Program is administered by the Graduate College with additional support from the Graduate and Professional Student Senate.
Matthew Dzievit, PhD, Plant Breeding (Jianming Yu)
Hung-Ying Lin, PhD, Interdepartmental Genetics and Genomics (Patrick Schnable)
Visiting Scholar (11/2017-12/2018)
Associate Professor, Henan Agricultural University, China(2011-present)
By Ellen Bombela, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Communications Service
Jianming Yu is considered one of the top scientists in the world in quantitative genetics, which integrates plant breeding, genomics, molecular genetics and statistics.
His goal is to develop and implement new strategies and methods in trait dissection and crop improvement. His work has earned him the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Raymond and Mary Baker Agronomic Excellence Award.
His success is driven by constantly asking questions.