Sabbatical visitor Rod Wing wins prestigious Humboldt Award

Rod is spending a year-long sabbatical in the Department, with the aim of developing new strategies for comparative genomics in both rice and Brassicaceae.

Professor Rod Wing, Director of the Arizona Genomics Institute at the University of Arizona, has won a prestigious Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The award is granted to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in future.