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21st Annual Noel T. Keen Distinguished Lecture and Awards Ceremony

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Please mark your calendar for CEPCEB’s annual celebration of science.

21st Annual Noel T. Keen Distinguished Lecture and Awards Ceremony

Friday, December 8th

Noon – 1:30PM

Professor Michael Purugganan

New York University

Silver Professor, Professor of Biology

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Dr. Purugganan is a leader in the field of evolutionary and ecological genomics, and his work focuses on identifying the molecular basis for evolutionary adaptations that occur in nature. Prior to joining the NYU faculty in 2006, he was the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Genetics at North Carolina State University, where he also won the Outstanding Faculty Research Award and the Sigma Xi Research Prize. He is the recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Young Investigator Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, is a Kavli Fellow, and in 2005 was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Purugganan is on the editorial boards of the journals Genome Biology and Evolution, Molecular Ecology, Trends in Plant Science , and the Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics.

This event will include the annual presentations of these awards:

Neil Campbell Undergraduate Award for Outstanding Research

CEPCEB Graduate Award for Outstanding Research

CEPCEB Postdoctoral Award for Outstanding Research

Previous Awardees



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