Chris Hittinger and Garret Suen receive Alfred Toepfer Faculty Fellow Awards

Genetics assistant professor Chris Hittinger and bacteriology assistant professor Garret Suen have been selected to receive Alfred Toepfer Faculty Fellow Awards.

The one-year award is bestowed on pre-tenure faculty whose research benefits agricultural activities within the United States and whose areas of interest lie in the scientific fields of crop research, improvements in crop yield and quality, or animal sciences. The award can also go to faculty members whose agricultural research is considered biological or physical in nature.