News of the success of former students is always welcome. This award is most deserving, to say the least.
From the release:
Qingshun Quinn Li, professor of botany, has been named Miami University’s Sigma Xi Researcher of the Year for 2011. Li’s research focuses on the molecular mechanism of gene expression in plants through messenger RNA processing.
Li joined Miami in 2001. He has taught courses including introductory biology, genetics, biotechnology, development and advanced molecular biology. He is assistant chair of the department of botany and the director of the cell, molecular and structural biology graduate program. He is also the president of the Dayton Association of Chinese Americans.