Wenli Zhang, 2013 recipient of the Excellence in Research Award

Dean Kate VandenBosch and Wenli Zhang

The 2013 Excellence in Research Award was given to Wenli Zhang, associate scientist in the department of Horticulture.

Professor Jiming Jiang describes Wenli as “one of the most productive staff scientists” in CALS. Wenli has established himself as a world-class plant molecular cytogeneticist. His diverse training and curiosity for discovery make him a valuable researcher in Professor Jiang’s lab.

In addition to research, Wenli has played a significant role in technical training for postdoctoral researchers, graduate students and visiting scientists. He has also contributed to teaching in Cytogenetics 561.

The Horticulture department is fortunate to have Wenli as part of their team.