The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) held its annual Fall Convocation and Awards ceremony on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
Two awards created at Iowa State University, with support from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, have been presented to two members of the Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (BBMB). Amy Andreotti, was renewed as the Roy J. Carver Endowed Chair in BBMB, and Kristen Johansen, BBMB Department Chair, has been named a Roy J. Carver Professor in BBMB.
Xinyu Fu was selected by the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) as a 2017 ASPB Conviron Scholar. Xinyu was one of only 21 students selected for the inaugural 2017 program. Students who apply to the Scholar Program must be in good academic standing, as verified by their Pl or department head, and must demonstrate a commitment to plant science.