CNR Virologist Given Prestigious Research Award

October 03, 2007
Britt Glaunsinger, an assistant professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, has been selected for a 2007 Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease award.

The award is given by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and provides $500,000 toward research over a five-year period. It was given to Glaunsinger based on the excellence or her research proposal, her individual accomplishments as a researcher, and the strength of the scholarly environment at CNR.

Glaunsinger, a virologist, studies the effects of the human herpes virus on cells.