PhD student Arshan Nasir wins award

 

Informatics PhD candidate Arshan Nasir and his advisor Professor Gustavo Caetano-Anolles, professor of crop sciences, and their collaborator Kyung Mo Kim of the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology were rewarded for their publication of their article Giant viruses coexisted with the cellular ancestors and represent a distinct supergroup along with superkingdoms Archaea, Bacteria and Eukarya” from BioMed Central.  The article is available online at http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/12/156/abstract.  The award will be presented later this month in Boston.