Distinguished Professor Wins Founders’ Award

March 11, 2016

James_Anthony1-EditAnthony A. James, Ph.D., distinguished professor in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, has been awarded The Founders’ Memorial Award by the Entomological Society of America (ESA).  The award was established in 1958 to honor scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the field of entomology. The recipient of the award is invited to deliver the Founders’ Memorial Award lecture at the annual International Congress of Entomology (ICE). This year’s ICE meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida from September 25 to 30 and Professor James’ lecture will honor Dr. Edward F. Knipling, an entomologist internationally recognized for the development of the Sterile Insect Technique that has been widely utilized for the eradication of exotic insect species.