Jesse Summers, Ph.D., a professor of molecular genetics & microbiology in the UNM School of Medicine and
The award recognizes Summers' work with the woodchuck hepatitis virus and the duck hepatitis B virus. He will receive his prize at a presentation ceremony in
Prince Hitachi, brother of
The prize consists of a certificate of merit, along with a medal, memorial and a monetary award.
Summers, who joined UNM in 1988, also will make a short presentation about his work at the ceremony.
Contact: Lynn Melton, 272-3322