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Bruce C. Campbell, Research Leader, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science(Section: Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources).

Russell J. Molyneux, Research Chemist, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science(Section: Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources). Dr. Molyneux was also named the recipient of the 2007 Kenneth A. Spencer Award for outstanding achievement in food and agricultural chemistry. This prestigious award is administered by the American Chemical Society, Kansas City Section. The award was presented February 16, 2007 as part of a two-day symposium. Invited speakers included James Seiber (Center Director, WRRC), Bruce Campbell, and WRRC emeritus chemists Gary Manners and Attila Pavlath. Program details here.

Gloria B. Merrill, Chemist, is one of the recipients of the 2004 ARS Administrator's Equal Employment Opportunity and Civil Rights Award. She has been recognized as one of the founders and coordinators of the WRRC Agricultural Sciences Academic Workshop. This unique outreach program encourages minority high school students in the community to learn about careers in science through hands-on training and lectures from WRRC scientists.

Douglas M. Light, Research Entomologist, has been awarded a 2005 ARS Superior Efforts in Technology Transfer Award (Pacific West Area) for his patented research “in the development and transfer of environmentally friendly technologies that substantially enhance monitoring and control of the codling moth on apple, pear and walnut crops, worldwide.”

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