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Stephen Long Elected to National Academy of Sciences

University of Illinois plant biology and crop sciences professor Stephen P. Long is one of 100 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Stephen P. Long, a professor of crop sciences and plant biology at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest professional honors a scientist can receive. He is one of 100 new members and 25 foreign associates recognized for “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”

Long is the Ikenberry Endowed Chair of Plant Biology and Crop Sciences at the U of I, and a Distinguished Professor of Crop Sciences at Lancaster University in the U.K. He is based in the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at Illinois.

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Publication Date: 04/30/2019
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