Yuceer lands $500,000 award
Published: September 14,2009
Assistant professor Cetin Yuceer of Mississippi State University’s Forest and Wildlife Research Center is being honored with a 2009 NSF Early Career Development Award of $500,000. He will be seeking to identify and characterize genes that control reproductive bud formation in poplars, fast-growing trees that hold potential use as sources of bioenergy.
The Early Career Development Award is the NSF’s most prestigious award for junior faculty members. It is given to those “who exemplify excellence in research, teaching and the integration of education and research.” Only 425 awards are provided annually across the various research disciplines.
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