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Dr. Rotimi receives HudsonAlpha Life Sciences Prize

News May 07, 2018

In recognition of his "unique and significant contributions to the field of genomics," the Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health (CRGGH) Director Charles Rotimi, Ph.D., has been presented with the 2018 HudsonAlpha Life Sciences Prize from the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.

Meeting a Critical Need for Diversity

Richard Myers (left) and Charles Rotimi

This prize is given to honor life sciences research that seeks to improve human or environmental health, or agricultural yields, while elevating research careers and endeavors for current and future biotechnology students.

The award was presented to Dr. Rotimi by Richard M. Myers, Ph.D., the President and Science Director of HudsonAlpha at an event celebrating the tenth anniversary of HudsonAlpha. Dr. Rotimi was honored to receive the award, noting "I am particularly proud of this award given the leadership role that HudsonAlpha plays in recognizing the critical need to increase diversity in genomic science so that tomorrow's medicine and biotechnology will serve all humanity."

Last updated: May 7, 2018