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Congratulations to Peggy Brickman! Peggy is the recipient of the 2021 Lothar Tresp Outstanding Honors Professor Award.

Congratulations to PBIO undergraduate major, Cameron Blevins, who was accepted into the evolutionary biology PhD programs at both Cornell University and UC-Riverside. Way to go, Cameron!

Kyle Swentowsky, a graduate student in the lab of Kelly Dawe, won the PBIO Grad Student 2020 Paper of the Year Award for his recently published work in the journal Genes & Development.

The Wilbur Duncan Award for Outstanding Graduate Student was awarded to Callie Oldfield, a graduate student in the lab of Chris Peterson, for her contribution to scientific research, teaching, and service to the department.

Congratulations to Katrien Devos and her two senior research associates Tom Pendergast and Peng Qi for publishing a high-quality reference genome of switchgrass in the Jan 27 issue of Nature!

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