Bing Yang, associate professor of genetics, development and cell biology, received the 2017 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' Cassling Innovation Award. The award was announced at the College of LAS' annual Fall Convocation and Awards Ceremony.
Yang researches plant genomics and how genetic modifications might improve plant resistance to disease. Specifically, he studies rice’s resistance to bacterial blight.
Read more in the LAS News article, "Three faculty members receive Cassling Family Awards."