Nominee of the Omenn Prize 2014

Prize: Other distinctionAcademic

Michael Fontaine (Recipient)

Our article "Extensive introgression in a malaria vector species complex revealed by phylogenomics" (Science, 2015) was among 28 articles nominated for the 2014 Omenn Prize. The prize of $5000 was awarded in March 2015 for the best article published in 2014 in any scientific journal on a topic related to evolution in the context of medicine and public health. The Prize is made possible by a generous donation from Gilbert Omenn to the International Society for Evolution, Medicine, & Public Health. The Prize Committee is chaired by Sarah Tishkoff; the other committee members are Joe Alcock, Noah Rosenberg, and Alison Galvani.
Awarded date2014
Degree of recognitionInternational
Related Publications
  1. Extensive introgression in a malaria vector species complex revealed by phylogenomics

    Fontaine, M. C., Pease, J. B., Steele, A., Waterhouse, R. M., Neafsey, D. E., Sharakhov, I. V., Jiang, X., Hall, A. B., Catteruccia, F., Kakani, E., Mitchell, S. N., Wu, Y., Smith, H. A., Love, R. R., Lawniczak, M. K., Slotman, M. A., Emrich, S. J., Hahn, M. W. & Besansky, N. J., 2-Jan-2015, In : Science. 347, 6217, 7 p., 125824.

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