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Ching-Ho Chang the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Larry Sandler Award for best PhD dissertation in the Drosophila community

March 23, 2021

The Larry Sandler Memorial Lecture is given by an outstanding recent PhD graduate on the opening night of the Drosophila Research Conference.  Established in 1988 by the colleagues, friends, and students of Dr. Larry Sandler after his untimely death in 1987, the award honors Dr. Sandler for his many contributions to Drosophila genetics and his exceptional dedication to the training of Drosophila biologists. The winner receives complimentary registration for the 62nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference as well as a lifetime membership in GSA.

Ching-Ho will present his lecture entitled “Why are chromosomes so different? Genetic conflicts and genome evolution” in the Opening Session of the 62nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference.