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Top Scientists of 2012

At the ARS Annual Recognition Program on June 11, 2013, held in Beltsville, Maryland, chemist Ronald J. Nachman was honored as the ARS Distinguished Senior Research Scientist of the Year for 2013. Dr. Nachman is a chemist and senior scientist at the Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center in College Station, Texas.

The award for Herbert L. Rothbart Outstanding Early Career Research Scientist was presented to Steven B. Cannon, a geneticist in ARS' Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit, Ames, Iowa.

In the two videos below, Drs. Nachman and Cannon describe their work.


Ron NachmanRonald Nachman
(7 min. 49 sec.)

News release (6/12/12)
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Steven CannonSteven Cannon
(8 min. 21 sec.)

News release (6/12/12)
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