Agricultural Community

The Illumina Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Award

Agricultural Greater Good Initiative

We are pleased to announce this year’s recipients:

Allen Van Deynze, UC Davis,
African Orphan Crops Consortium

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Past Recipients

Max Rothschild, Iowa State University,
Global Food Security Consortium
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Tim Close, University of California at Riverside
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Appolinaire Djikeng, Biosciences eastern and central Africa – International Livestock Research Institute Hub (BecA-ILRI Hub)
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Rajeev Varshney, ICRISAT, India
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About the Illumina Agricultural Greater Good Initiative

Illumina is dedicated to making tangible contributions to the reduction of hunger, malnutrition and poverty. We are committed to enabling groundbreaking research that will result in increased sustainability, productivity and nutritional density of agricultural species. Nominees must be proficient in the use of ILMN technology and engaged in one or more projects aimed at breeding/identifying plants or animals.

Innovating together

From facilitating species-specific consortia to collaborating with agriculture leaders, Illumina is a part of the community. Making technology accessible. Bringing groups together. Enabling research.


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