Kris Niyogi Named Fellow, American Society of Plant Biologists

March 31, 2016

Breakthrough research on photsynthetic energy conversion

Logo of the American Society of Plant BiologistsKris Niyogi, Department Chair of PMBPMB Professor and Chair Kris Niyogi has been named a fellow of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB). Established in 2007, the award is granted in recognition of distinguished and long-term contributions to plant biology and service to the ASPB by current members in areas that include research, education, mentoring, outreach, and professional and public service.

Current members of ASPB who have contributed to the Society for at least 10 years are eligible for nomination. Recipients of the Fellow of ASPB honor, which may be granted to no more than 0.2% of the current membership each year, receive a certificate of distinction and a lapel pin.

Niyogi, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, researches The Niyogi Lab studies photosynthetic energy conversion and its regulation in algae and plants.