University of Nevada, Reno Professor Wins National Entomology Award

Gary Blomquist, a professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, has won the Entomological Society of America’s prestigious Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology.

December 30, 2010

RENO, NEV. — Gary Blomquist, a professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, has won the Entomological Society of America’s prestigious Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology. He was honored at the Society’s annual meeting in San Diego in December.

Each year a highly-qualified individual who has contributed significantly to entomological research is accorded this national honor. The award, established in 1996, recognizes and encourages innovative research in the areas of insect physiology, biochemistry and toxicology. Blomquist was presented with $1,500 and an inscribed plaque.

“It’s a great honor to be presented with this award,” Blomquist said. “It gives recognition to the outstanding research this University conducts.”

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