Carl Bernacchi Selected as a 2014-2015 Helen Corley Petit Scholar
Assistant Professor of Plant Biology and IGB faculty member Carl Bernacchi has been selected as a 2014-2015 Helen Corley Petit Scholar. Mrs. Helen Corley Petit was an alumna of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, who provided an endowment for the development of the scholarship and teaching of LAS college members who are early in their career.
Funds provided by this endowment are provided to support research and teaching over the next year. Four other assistant professors at Illinois were also chosen at Petit Scholars for 2014-2015, from a variety of departments including Cell and Developmental Biology, Psychology, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, and Gender & Women's Studies.