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Dr. Rotimi receives HudsonAlpha Life Sciences PrizeMonday, May 7, 2018 —
In recognition of his "unique and significant contributions to the field of genomics," Center Director Charles Rotimi, Ph.D., has been presented with the 2018 HudsonAlpha Life Sciences Prize from the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. This prize is given to honor life sciences research that seeks to improve human or environmental health, or agricultural yields, while elevating research careers and endeavors for current and future biotechnology students.
The award was presented to Dr. Rotimi by Richard M. Myers, Ph.D., the President and Science Director of HudsonAlpha at an event celebrating the tenth anniversary of HudsonAlpha. Dr. Rotimi was honored to receive the award, noting "I am particularly proud of this award given the leadership role that HudsonAlpha plays in recognizing the critical need to increase diversity in genomic science so that tomorrow's medicine and biotechnology will serve all humanity."