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Dr. Bree Urbanowicz wins Fred C. Davison Early Career Scholar Award

Dr. Breeanna Urbanowicz

Breeanna “Bree” Urbanowicz, an assistant professor in the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has made critical contributions to plant cell wall research. The plant cell wall is one of the most abundant sources of renewable materials available for producing biobased fuels and other bioproducts. Dr. Urbanowicz synthesizes innovative, cutting-edge theories of how plants grow and develop and employs state-of-the-art techniques to address her biological questions. Beyond these accomplishments, she is spearheading the development of enabling technologies that could open the door to creating more new materials and energy from wood and other sustainable resources. 

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