Auburn plant biologist seeks to better understand sunflower development, evolution with $750,000 NSF award
Daniel S. Jones, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, is the recipient of a $752,045 award from the National Science Foundation, or NSF, Division of Integrative Organismal Systems–Plant Genome Research Project.
He is collaborating with Jennifer Mandel, associate professor at the University of Memphis, and John Burke, a Distinguished Research Professor and head of the Department of Plant Biology at the University of Georgia. In total, the award is for $2.2 million among all three research groups for the next four years.
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Submitted by: Maria Gebhardt
Daniel S. Jones