Adolph E. Gude, Jr. Award

This monetary award honors the Gude Family, who made possible the establishment of the Gude Plant Science Center. The award, established by the Society and first given in 1983, is made triennially to a scientist or lay person in recognition of outstanding service to the science of plant biology. Membership in the Society is not a requirement for the award.

2019 Winner: Maarten Chrispeels

Maarten Chrispeels (University of California, San Diego) is the 2019 recipient of the Adolph E. Gude, Jr. Award, in recognition of his outstanding service to the science of plant biology. Maarten is awarded for his elucidation of the plant endomembrane and secretory systems, vacuoles and water-transport proteins; his advocacy of plant biology and biotechnology in international agriculture as author of three textbooks and as science ambassador, most notably in the Americas; his improvement of the editorial and peer-review process as Editor-in-Chief of Plant Physiology from 1992-2000; and his tireless promotion of diversity and education in plant science.

Committee

Committee

Julia Bailey-Serres, Chair (2015-2022)
Joe L. Key, Past Winner (2018-2019)
Wendy Boss (2015-2022)
Joseph Hirschberg (2018-2025)
Sharlene Weatherwax (2018-2025)
Sylvia Lee, Staff Liaison

Nomination & Deadlines

The Adolph E. Gude, Jr. Award will be offered again in 2022. Please check the nominations page in January 2022 to make a nomination.

Past Winners

2016 -Joe Key- in recognition of outstanding service to the science of plant biology

2013 -Natasha Raikhel- in recognition of outstanding service to the science of plant biology

2010 -Ralph Quatrano- for his scientific contributions and his multifaceted and stimulating service to the plant sciences community in the United States and around the world

2007 – Winslow R. Briggs – in recognition of outstanding service to the science of plant physiology

2004 – Lloyd Evans – for his outstanding contributions in the areas of crop yield and the control of flowering in higher plants.

2001 Gary Toenniessen for his outstanding service to the science of plant biology.

1998 Machi Dilworth for her impressive record of dedicated service in promoting research in plant biology.

1995 *Eli Romanoff for outstanding service to the science of plant physiology

1992 *Martin Gibbs for his steady, conscientious, and devoted guidance of Plant Physiology during his unparalleled 30 years as editor-in-chief of the journal.

1989*John B. Hanson for outstanding service to the discipline of plant physiology as a scientist, educator, and administrator and for contributing time, expertise, and wisdom to the American Society of Plant Physiologists.

1986 Robert Rabson for outstanding service to the science of plant physiology and to the American Society of Plant Physiologists.

1983 William H. and Winifred Klein for exceptional service rendered to the American Society of Plant Physiologists.

*Deceased