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Peterson Receives 2013 Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award

April 30, 2013

Dr. Daniel Peterson, Director of the Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology (IGBB), recently received the 2013 Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award.

Dr. Peterson's research is focused on exploring the structure and evolution of plant and animal genomes using genomic, cytogenetic, molecular biology and computational biology techniques. He is a member of an international research team analyzing cotton genes, chromosomes and their evolution. Last December, their work was published in the prestigious journal Nature. Recently, he and the team received the 2012 Cotton Biotechnology Award from the National Cotton Council of America and Cotton Incorporated.

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