Interviews with the 2013 Tansley Medal Winners

Last updated: 5 Mar, 2014

The 2013 Tansley Medal for excellence in plant science was awarded jointly to two excellent scientists Dr Li-Qing Chen of the Carnegie Institution for Science, USA and Dr Jing-Ke Weng of the Whitehead Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. Read the Editorial in Volume 201 Issue 4, by New Phytologist Section and Tansley Review Editor Liam Dolan, which highlights their achievements.


We conducted short interviews with the two winners, to find out a bit more about the people behind the excellent scientists:


Jing-Ke Weng Li-Qing Chen

Click here to read the interview with Jing-Ke Weng.

Click here to read the interview with Li-Qing Chen.


Click on the links below to read the winning Minireviews:


Chen L-Q. 2013. SWEET sugar transporters for phloem transport and pathogen nutrition. New Phytologist, 2013: 1141–1149.

Weng J-K. 2013. The evolutionary paths towards complexity: a metabolic perspective. New Phytologist, 2013: 1150–1155.