Dr. Brendan Hunt, a postdoctoral researcher in the labs of Drs. Michael Goodisman and Soojin Yi, has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 VWR Postdoctoral Award for Scientific Excellence. Supported by a generous gift from VWR, this award is given annually to a postdoc who has made a significant research contribution in the field of experimental biology.
Dr. Hunt (Ph.D., 2011, Georgia Tech) studies the evolutionary genomics of insects and has published his research in several leading journals, including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. As the recipient of this award, Dr. Hunt will present his research to the Georgia Tech community in an upcoming seminar (March 29th). A reception will follow the presentation. Congratulations to Dr. Hunt!