Genomic Science Program
U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science | Biological and Environmental Research Program

BER Researcher Susannah Tringe is 2020 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winner

Susannah G. Tringe (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) – Biological and Environmental Sciences – Honored for her “substantial contributions to foundational research, technological development, and application of experimental and computational tools and approaches in the field of metagenomics.”

Specifically, Tringe is recognized for development and applications of high throughput DNA sequencing techniques (e.g., shotgun technique) to study microbial communities in numerous different environments including wetlands, seminal studies of plant-microbiome interactions in crop science, and early exploration of amplicon sequencing in environmental samples. See complete list of awardees.