Wayne W. Hanna

Inventor’s Award 2003 Wayne W. Hanna, professor of crop and soil sciences, received the Inventor’s Award for solving numerous turfgrass industry problems. During his 32-year career as a plant breeder, he has developed winter-hardy, pest-resistant Bermudagrasses able to handle high traffic. These grasses now grow on golf...

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Chung K. “David” Chu

Inventor’s Award 2002 Chung K. "David" Chu, Distinguished Research Professor in the College of Pharmacy, devotes his research effort to the development of pharmaceuticals to treat diseases such as HIV, leukemia, West Nile virus, smallpox, and hepatitis B. His work involves synthesizing new compounds, three of which...

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Lois K. Miller

Inventor’s Award 2001 Lois K. Miller was nominated posthumously to receive the Inventor of the Year Award. She was recognized internationally as a leading expert on using insect viruses to control pests of agricultural crops and conducted research on the molecular genetics of insect viruses. Her work...

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Branson W. Ritchie

Inventor’s Award 2000 Branson Ritchie is internationally recognized for his contributions to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in avian and exotic companion animal species. His two textbooks, Avian Medicine: Principles and Applications and Avian Viruses: Function and Control, are highly praised and widely used. Dr....

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Geert-Jan Boons

Lamar Dodd Award 2015 Geert-Jan Boons, Distinguished Professor in biochemical sciences, is a world leader in glycoscience and synthetic chemistry. His discoveries have provided new insights into a variety of infectious and immunological processes, and many of the compounds developed in his laboratory are entering clinical evaluation....

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