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Andrew Leakey's Laboratory

About Dr. Andrew Leakey

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Dr Leakey received his B.Sc. in Plant Sciences in 1998 and his Ph.D. in Tropical Tree Physiology and Ecology in 2003, both from the University of Sheffield, UK. He moved to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA as a Fulbright Scholar in 2002. Staying at Illinois he was a post-doctoral scientist in the Department of Plant Biology and then Research Fellow at the Institute for Genomic Biology, before joining the faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2007. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2013. 

 

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Recent Awards

2017 - University Scholar (Office of the President, University of Illinois System)

2016 - Calvin-Benson Award (Outstanding early career research, International Soc of  Photosynthesis Res)

2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007 - List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by Students (UIUC)

2013 - Arnold O. Beckman Research Award (UIUC)

2013 - I.C. Gunsalus Fellow (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UIUC)

2011 - Beckman Fellow (Center for Advanced Studies, UIUC)

2010 - Faculty Fellow (Environmental Change Institute, UIUC)

2008 - Dean's Teaching Fellow (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UIUC)

2006 - College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Team Award for Research Excellence (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

2002 - Fulbright Scholar