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... He has served as a member and as chair of the National Research Council's Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, and has served on other NRC committees. He was the 1985 recipient of the Marcus Wallenberg Prize for forest-related research, and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1988.
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... He has participated in several government and National Research Council meetings concerning genetically engineered organisms, including the 2002 NRC Committee on Environmental Effects Associated with Commercialization of Transgenic Plants. His honors range from a Fulbright Fellowship to Sweden to being chosen the first Distinguished Speaker at the United Kingdom's Ecological Genetics Group meeting.
From page 237...
... Lumpkin is Director General of the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center in Taiwan. He previously served as Chair of the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Washington State University, and Professor of Agronomy and of Asian Studies.
From page 238...
... Currently, his research interests include the identification, purification and industrial production of functional proteins from complex sources in addition to his previous study of insect symbiotic bacteria, and the genetic transformation of insects for eventual field release. He has authored or co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters concerning symbiotic extracellular bacteria, pink bollworm, transgenic insects, and other topics related to parasitology and heterologous gene expression.
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... Dr. Sticklen has received many awards for her contributions, including the Michigan State University's Ralph Smuckler International Award.

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