[Taxacom] Rupert Barneby Award/New York Botanical Garden

Zanoni, Thomas tzanoni at nybg.org
Tue Aug 16 13:42:13 CDT 2011

The Rupert Barneby Award
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 herbarium-based research in systematics and/or
legume floristics 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 two references. The application should be addressed to Dr.
Benjamin M. Torke, Institute of Systematic Botany, The New York
Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10458-5126, USA, and
received no later than December 1, 2011. Submission by e-mail is
preferred (send to: btorke at nybg.org). Announcement of the recipient will
be made by December 20. Travel to NYBG should be planned for some period
during 2012. 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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