Amit Dhingra, associate professor of genomics and biotechnology at Washington State University, has been honored by the Council on Undergraduate Research for his long-term commitment to mentoring undergraduate researchers.

Dhingra received the CUR’s Biology Division Mid-Career Mentor Award from among nominees from about 750 participating universities. In the past 11 years, Dhingra has mentored nearly 100 undergraduates in 32 majors hailing from 16 U.S. universities. Many of those students, as evidenced by his Undergraduate Student Collective website, have gone on to science-related careers, won awards or otherwise found ways to make significant contributions to society.

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