May 03, 2017

Dean's Excellence Award winner: David Briles, Ph.D.

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David E. Briles, Ph.D., professor of Microbiology, is a senior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Diversity Enhancement. Since he joined the faculty in 1978, more than 75 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, undergraduates, high school students, visiting scientists and research technicians have been a part of Briles’ laboratory group. More than 25 percent of these individuals were from underrepresented minorities, more than 30 percent were from non-United States backgrounds and approximately half were women.