Dr. Dawn Bignell, Department of Biology, has been recognized by the American Phytopathological Society (APS). The group has awarded Dr. Bignell with the Schroth Faces of the Future - New Frontiers in Plant Bacteriology Award for 2012.
The award acknowledges early career scientists, within 10 years of receiving their Ph.D, whose research and forward thinking have positioned them to be future leaders in the field of plant bacteriology.
As part of the award, she will be given the opportunity to present her research in a special symposium at the society's annual meeting in Rhode Island, $500 for travel costs and the chance to submit a mini-review for publication.