Photo of the Year 2017

Left to right: James Dalling (Head, Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, UIUC); Ingrid Carolina Romero Valero, for short Ingrid Romero (2017 Govindjee (G) and Rajni Govindjee (RG) Awardee); Surangi W. Punyasena (Associate Head, and Chair of the Graduate Affairs Committee, Plant Biology, UIUC) ; and Govindjee.

Photo by Toni Helton (Associate Director, Personnel and Administration, School of Integrative Biology (SIB), UIUC).
A scan of the certificate of the 2007 G & RG award received by Ingrid Romero.
Left to right: Ingrid Romero; Surangi W. Punyasena; Govindjee; and Rajni Govindjee. In the background on the left is Govindjee's 1964-1965 Z- scheme of Photosynthesis (see Govindjee, D. Shevela and L.O.Bjorn (2017) Evolution of the Z-Scheme of Photosynthesis: A Perspective. Photosynthesis Research; DOI 10.1007/s11120-016-0333-z, 11 pages. For celebration, and for fun & frolic, they all are wearing Govindjee's ties.

Photo by Joan Huber (VST Program Coordinator, School of Integrative Biology).
Left to right: Ingrid Romero (looking through a hand spectroscope) happily observing the relationship of the wavelength of light in nanometers with the color of the light; and Govindjee, who was explaining to Ingrid the history of discoveries in Biochemistry, made with such spectroscopes.

Photo by Rajni Govindjee.
Left to right: Surangi W. Punyasena; Joan Huber ; Ingrid Romero; and

Govindjee. Photo by Rajni Govindjee.
Left to right: Ingrid Romero; and her professor Surangi W. Punyasena. Photo by Joan Huber.

Date: May 15, 2017

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