THE RUPERT BARNEBY AWARD

Thiers, Barbara bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Mon Mar 22 11:52:40 CST 2004


The New York Botanical Garden is pleased to announce that Karen Redden,
currently a graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences,
George Washington University, Washington, D.C., is the recipient of the
Rupert Barneby Award for the year 2004.  Ms. Redden will be studying the
systematics of a diverse group of legumes centered around Dicymbe, paloue,
paloveopsis, Heterostemon, and Elizabetha that are concentrated in the
Guiana Shield area.



The New York Botanical Garden now invites applications for the Rupert
Barneby Award for the year 2005.  The award of US $1,000.00 is to assist
researchers to visit The New York Botanical Garden to study the rich
collection of Leguminosae.  Anyone interested in applying for the award
should submit their curriculum vitae, a detailed letter describing the
project for which the award is sought, and the names of 2-3 referees.
Travel to the NYBG should be planned for sometime in the year 2005.  The
application should be addressed to Dr. James L. Luteyn, Institute of
Systematic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden, 200th Street and
Kazimiroff Blvd., Bronx, NY 10458-5126, USA and received no later than
December 1, 2004.  Announcement of the recipient will be made by December
15th.



Anyone interested in making a contribution to THE RUPERT BARNEBY FUND IN
LEGUME SYSTEMATICS, which supports this award, may send their check, payable
to The New York Botanical Garden, to Dr. Luteyn.





Dr. Barbara M. Thiers

Director, William and Lynda Steere Herbarium

New York Botanical Garden

Bronx, NY 10458-5126

tel: 718-817-8622

fax: 718-817-8809

email:  bthiers at nybg.org




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