Harris A. Lewin winner of Wolf Prize in Agriculture
The Prize Commitee for Agriculture has unanimously decided that the 2011 Wolf Prize in Agriculture For highly significant discoveries, that contribute to both fundamental and practical aspects of animal agriculture. Through studies on genetics and genomic studies in cattle. Prof. Lewin has greatly expanded our understanding of immunogenetics and disease resistance. Lewin has led efforts to establish research and programs that ensure training of the next generation of animal scientists.
James R. Cook winner of Wolf Prize in Agriculture
The Prize Commitee for Agriculture has unanimously decided that the 2011 Wolf Prize in Agriculture For seminal discoveries in plant pathology and soil microbiology that impact crop productivity and disease management. Through an understanding of the factors that impact the ecology of pathogenic and non-pathogenic microbes. Prof. Cook's work has improved disease control in wheat and barley and altered paradigms of plant disease control in other crops