Congratulations ADVANCE Seminar graduate Virginia Weis for being named as an Oregon State University 2019 Distinguished Professor! Distinguished Professor Virginia Weis's public lecture will take place on May 13th from 3:00 to 4:30 PM in the Memorial Union Horizon Room (49). See below for excerpts from the announcement by Provost and Executive Vice President Edward Feser. Well done Dr. Weis!

"The university has presented the Distinguished Professor award annually since 1988 to active OSU faculty members who have achieved extraordinary national and/or international stature for their contributions in research and creative work, education, outreach and engagement, and service. 

Professor Weis has built a world-class, award-winning research program at OSU studying reef-building corals. She is the world leader in coral symbiosis cell biology. Current efforts to develop many of the solutions to coral reef decline are based on the foundational information that Weis and her colleagues have discovered. More information regarding Professor Weis and her many accomplishments can be found here."