[Taxacom] Announcement: "The Rupert Barneby Award of the New York Botanical Garden"

Zanoni, Thomas tzanoni at nybg.org
Tue Jul 27 12:31:02 CDT 2010


The Rupert Barneby Award, named in honor of the late NYBG scientist and
renowned legume expert, consists of US$1000.00 granted annually to
assist researchers to visit The New York Botanical Garden to study the
rich herbarium collection of Leguminosae. Graduate students and early
career professionals with research in systematics and/or legume
diversity are given special consideration.

Anyone interested in applying for the award should submit their
curriculum vitae, a two-page proposal describing the project for which
the award is sought, and the names of 2-3 references.

The application should be addressed to Dr. Benjamin M. Torke, 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, 2010.

Submission by e-mail is preferred (send to: btorke at nybg.org).
Announcement of the recipient will be made by December 20, 2010. Travel
to NYBG should be planned for some period during 2011. Recipients are
asked to give a presentation about their research at NYBG.

	Thomas A. Zanoni
	New York Botanical Garden
	2900 Southern Blvd. 
	Bronx, NY 10458-5153, USA
	email tzanoni at nybg.org
	tel. (718) 817-8651
	fax (718) 817-8809

	Herbarium Collections Manager for Loans and Types
	Editor of Vascular Plants, Editor-in-Chief of Flora Neotropica


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