Announcing our Tansley Medal winners
Last updated: 12 May, 2020
We are very pleased to celebrate two winners for this year's New Phytologist Tansley Medal for Excellence in Plant Science! The judges voted to award the prize jointly to:
- Liana Burghardt, for her Tansley insight 'Evolving together, evolving apart: Measuring the fitness of rhizobial bacteria in and out of symbiosis with leguminous plants'
- Jana Sperschneider, for her Tansley insight 'Machine learning in plant-pathogen interactions: empowering biological predictions from field-scale to genome-scale'
We also congratulate two researchers who have received honourable mentions:
- James Schable, for his Tansley insight 'Genes and Gene Models, an important distinction'
- Charlotte Grossiord, for her Tansley insight 'Having the right neighbors: how tree species diversity modulates drought impacts on forests'
The judging panel was comprised of New Phytologist Editors Prof. Amy Austin, Prof. Liam Dolan, Prof. Elena Kramer, and Prof. Natalia Requena.