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Past Winners of the Spencer Award

Recipients of the Kenneth A. Spencer Award
For Meritorious Achievement In Agricultural and Food Chemistry

1955 Dr. Ralph M. Hixon Dean of the Graduate College Iowa State University, Ames, IA
1956 Dr. Conrad A. Elvehjem President University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1957 Dr. William C. Rose Professor Emeritus University of Illinois
1958 Dr. E. V. McCollum Professor Emeritus Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
1959 Dr. Karl Folkers Executive Director of Fundamental Research
Merck, Sharpe and Dohme Research Laboratories
1960 Dr. C. H. Bailey Dean and Professor Emeritus University of Minnesota
196l Dr. H. L. Haller Assistant to Administrator Agricultural Research Service
US. Department of Agriculture
1962 Dr. A. K. Balls Professor Emeritus and Collaborator U.S. Department of Agriculture
1963 Dr. C. C. King Consultant, Rockefeller Foundation, NY
Special Lecturer and Associate Director Institute of Nutrition Science, Columbia University, NY
1964 Dr. Daniel Swern Senior Research Investigator Fels Research Institute, School of Medicine Professor of Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
1965 Dr. Aaron M. Altschul Chief Research Chemist Seed Protein Pioneering Research Laboratory United States Department of Agriculture, New Orleans, LA
1966 Dr. Robert L. Metcalf Chairman, Department of Entomology Citrus Experimental Station
University of California, Riverside, CA
1967 Dr. Melville L. Wolfrom Regents' Professor of Chemistry The Ohio Stare University, Columbus, OH
1968 Dr. Herbert E. Carter Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
1969 Dr. Edwin T. Mertz Professor of Biochemistry Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
1970 Dr. Lyle D. Goodhue Former Technical Manager Phillips Petroleum Company, Rartlesville, OK
1971 Dr. William J. Dakby President of The Nutrition Foundation, Inc. Professor of Biochemistry in Nutrition Vanderbilt, University School of Medicine
1972 Dr. Emil M. Mrnc Chancellor Emeritus University of California, Davis, CA
1973 Dr. Esmond E. Snell Professor of Biochemistry University of California, Berkeley, CA
1974 Dr. Roy L. Whistler Chairman Institute for Agricultural Utilization Research
Professor of Biochemistry Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
1975 Dr. Thomas Hughes Jukes Professor-In-Residence Medical Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA
1976 Dr. E. Irvine Liener Professor of Biochemistry University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
1977 Dr. N. Edward Tolbert Professor of Biochemistry Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
1978 Dr. John E. Casida Professor of Entomology University of California, Berkley, CA
1979 Dr. Charles W. Gehrke Professor of Biochemistry University of Missouri-Columbia, MO
1980 Dr. George K. Davis Institute of Food and Agricultural Chemistry University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1981 Dr. John Speziale Former Director, Research Monsanto Agricultural Products Co., St. Louis, MO
1982 Dr. Howard L. Bachrach Research Chemist Plum Island Animal Disease Center, (USDA), Greenport, NY
1983 Dr. Peter Albersheim Professor of Biochemistry Professor Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1984 Dr. Richard H. Hageman Professor of Agronomy University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
1985 Dr. Bruce Nathan Ames Professor of Biochemistry and Department Chairman University of California, Berkeley, CA
1986 Dr. John M. Bremnek Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture Professor of Agronomy and Biochemistry Iowa State University, Ames, IA
1987 Dr. Hector F. DeLuca Professor of Biochemistry University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1988 Dr. Boyd L. O'Dell Professor Emeritus Department of Agricultural Chemistry University of Missouri-Columbia, MO
1989 Dr. Robert H. Burris Professor Emeritus Department of Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1990 Dr. John E. Kinsella Dean College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
University of California, Davis, CA
1991 Dr. George Levitt Research Associate Agricultural Products DuPont Experimental Station, Wilmington. DE
1992 Dr. Clarence A. Ryan Charlotte Y. Martin Professor of Biochemistry Institute of Biological Chemistry Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1993 Dr. Bruce Hammock Professor Depts of Entomology and Environmental Toxicology
University of California, Davis
1994 Dr. William S. Bowers Professor Dept of Entomology and Chemical Ecology
University of Arizona, Tucson
1995 Dr. Robert T. Fraley President Ceregen, A Unit of Monsanto Company St. Louis, MO
1996 Dr. James N. BeMiller Professor
1997 Dr. William M. Doane Research and Group Leader Biotechnology Research and Development Corp. and formerly USDA
1998 Dr. Mendel Friedman Food Safety and Health Research Unit Department of Agriculture's Western Regional Research Center in Albany, Calif.
1999 Dr. James A. Sikorski Science Fellow Discovery Medicinal Chemistry Group, Searle
2000 Dr. Wendell L. Roelofs Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Biochemistry Entomology Department Chair at Cornell University
2001 Dr. James H. Tumlinson Research Leader, Insect Chemistry Unit, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, Florida
2002 Dr. Daniel W. Armstrong Caldwell Professor of Chemistry at Iowa State University, and a Laboratory Supervisor at the DOE Ames National Laboratory
2003 Dr. Eric Block Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at the University at Albany, State University of New York
2004 Dr. Steven D. Aust

Professor, Dept of Chemistry at Utah State University

2005 Dr. Don Baker President and CEO of Berkeley Discovery Inc., Orinda, CA
2006 Dr. Russel J. Molyneux Western Regional Research Center. ARS/USDA, Albany, CA
2007 Dr. David A. Schooley
University of Nevada, Reno
2008 Dr. Ron G. Buttery
USDA-ARS Western Regional Research Laboratory Albany CA
2009 Dr.George P. Lahm
DuPont Fellow at DuPont Crop Protection in Newark, Delaware