Scott Peck, professor of biochemistry, was named a fellow of the American Society of Plant Biologists. These are awarded in recognition of distinguished and long-term contributions to plant biology and service to the Society by current members. No more than than 0.2% of the current membership each year can be awarded this honor. Learn more about ASPB at their website.
Antje Heese, associate professor of biochemistry, received both the 2018 Outstanding Undergraduate Mentor Award from the MU Office of Undergraduate Research, and the Ann K. Covington Award from the MU Fellowship Office, which honors faculty who have served as mentors to undergraduates seeking nationally competitive fellowships. She was honored at the MU Excels celebration on April 30 for the Covington Award, and earlier in April for the Undergraduate Mentor Award. She was one of only two faculty members at the university to receive both awards.