McClintock Prize Past Winners

2016: Prof. Jeffrey D. Palmer (Indiana University at Bloomington)



The Maize Genetics Executive Committee would like to announce that the winner of the 2016 McClintock Prize for Plant Genetics and Genome Studies is Prof. Jeffrey D. Palmer of Indiana University at Bloomington. This award is in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the understanding of genome structure, function, and evolution. More detailed descriptions of Prof. Palmer's scientific accomplishments are available at http://www.bio.indiana.edu/faculty/directory/profile.php?person=jpalmer.

2015: Prof. Susan Wessler (University of California at Riverside)



The Maize Genetics Executive Committee would like to announce that the winner of the 2015 McClintock Prize for Plant Genetics and Genome Studies is Prof. Susan Wessler of the University of California at Riverside. This award is in recognition of her exceptional contributions to the field of plant transposable element biology, a field in which Dr. McClintock was the pioneering genius. More detailed descriptions of Prof. Wessler's scientific accomplishments are available at http://cepceb.ucr.edu/people/wessler.html and http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/members/913.html.

2014: David C. Baulcombe (University of Cambridge)



The Maize Genetics Executive Committee would like to announce that the winner of the inaugural McClintock Prize for Plant Genetics and Genome Studies is Prof. Sir David Baulcombe of the University of Cambridge. This award is in recognition of his exceptional contributions in the field of plant epigenetics, a field in which Dr. McClintock was one of the pioneers. More detailed descriptions of Prof. Baulcombe's scientific accomplishments are available here and at http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/davidbaulcombe.