Dr. David Byrne receives Innovation Award from Texas A&M University

Our co-director, Dr. David Byrne has received the Innovation Award from Texas A&M! He was one of 27 other AgriLife Research scientists whose patents and certificates were recognized at a ceremony last week. Byrne holds the Basye Endowed Chair in Rose Genetics and works internationally in Prunus and Rosa breeding and genetics.Byrne also led the national Combating Rose Rosette Disease project, part of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Specialty Crop Research Initiative. You can read the full article here