Dr. Bob Buchanan Receives Award

Posted by Monica Hoel
Dr. Buchanan (E&H ’58) was among a small group of outstanding scientists honored by the American Society of Plant Biologists

The American Society of Plant Biologists has announced their 2019 awardees for outstanding research. The awards honor excellence in research, education outreach and service.

Dr. Buchanan was honored with the Charles Reid Barnes Life Membership Award. According to the article, Dr. Bob Buchanan (E&H ’58) has made “extraordinary contributions to plant biology through his research and service.”  His groundbreaking discoveries also led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences, and he has served as president of the former American Society of Plant Physiologists. He has also produced a successful textbook on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants. He is credited for being a generous scholar who not only excelled within his own career, but also launched a new generation of scholars.

Dr. Buchanan is retired from the University of California, Berkeley where he was a decorated member of the faculty.

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  • Dr. Bob Buchanan, E&H Class of 1958, is retired from University of California, Berkeley.
    Dr. Bob Buchanan, E&H Class of 1958, is retired from University of California, Berkeley.

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