UF | ICBR Director and one of the Principal Investigators for the UF Space Plants Lab, Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul, was recently honored as recipient of the 2021 Founder’s Award from the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research.
The prestigious award celebrated Dr. Paul’s work observing stress responses and modulations of plants subjected to the novel environment of space. The publication, “Epigenomic Regulators Elongator Complex Subunit 2 and Methyltransferase 1 Differentially Condition the Spaceflight Response in Arabidopsis,” was highlighted by Frontiers in September of this year.
“I am really honored to be recognized by ASGSR in this way,” Dr. Paul remarked, “and I feel very fortunate to be able to contribute to the Society’s mission to further space exploration, and the science that makes it all possible.”
This award is the highest honor given by the Society. It is made to a member of the Society for distinguished scientific contributions to and leadership in the field of gravitational research.
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