Wendel honored by International Cotton Genomics Initiative

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Jonathan Wendel, professor and chair of the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, has been notified he is the 2012 winner of the International Cotton Genomics Initiative award "for outstanding contributions to cotton genomics." Wendel, who has studied the cotton genome for a quarter of a century, is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the principle investigator for the National Science Foundation’s Cotton Fiber Genomics project.