Scott Baker Elected as AAAS Fellow
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which was founded in 1848 and is the world’s largest general scientific society, has announced their 2022 class of Fellows, among them Scott Baker a JBEI fungal biotechnology scientist and Functional and Systems Biology group lead at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. This lifetime honor, which follows a nomination and review process, recognizes scientists, engineers, and innovators for their distinguished achievements toward the advancement or applications of science.
JBEI’s Pamela Ronald Named GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Laureate
Pamela Ronald, JBEI’s Scientific Lead for Plant Pathology in the Feedstocks division, has been named the 2020 World Agriculture Prize laureate by the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences, or GCHERA. Ronald is a distinguished professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis (one of JBEI’s six academic research partners) and with the UC Davis Genome Center. She becomes the first woman whose work is recognized by the award.