Dr. Pappu, WSU, honored
with the Humboldt Award

Dr. Hannu Pappu,  Washington State University virologist, has been honored with the Humboldt Award.  The award is granted, in recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements to date, to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.

Pappu is the President Samuel H. Smith Distinguished Professor and holds the Carl F. and James J. Chuey Endowed Chair in the WSU Department of Plant Pathology. In addition to studying virus in agriculture, he studies dahlia virus and is a partner with ADS in learning to control virus in dahlias.

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