Professor emeritus, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
School of Biological Sciences
Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 1972
University of California, Irvine
Mail Code: 2525
Irvine, CA 92697
Plant Genetics; population genetics; molecular evolution
NDEA Fellowship 1969 -72
Guggenheim Fellow 1981 -82
President American Genetic Association, 1987
Member, US National Academy of Sciences, Elected 1990
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Elected 1992
Key Lecturer, American Genetic Association 1994
Darwin Prize, Edinburgh University 1995
Award of Distinction, UC Davis College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, 1999
Presidential Chair, University of California, Riverside 2000 – 2002.
President-Elect, President and Past President, Society for Molecular Biology & Evolution, 2000-2003
Nei Lecturer, Society for Molecular Biology & Evolution, Sorrento, Italy June, 2002
Chair-Elect, Chair and Past Chair; AAAS Section on Agriculture, Food and Renewable Resources 2003-2005
Elected Foreign Secretary, US National Academy of Sciences, 2002-2006, reelected 2006-10, reelected 2010-2014.
Elected Fellow, World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), 2006
Elected Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Exact Physical and Natural Sciences of Argentina, 2007
Elected Corresponding Member of the Academia de Agronomia and Veterinaria of Argentina, 2007.
Elected Corresponding Member of the Academia Mexicana de Ciencias, 2008.
Honorary Member Palestinian Academy of Sciences, 2009
Elected Corresponding Member Cuban Academy of Sciences, 2010
Designated Senior Fellow, California Council Science and Technology, 2010
Elected Foreign Fellow Nigerian Academy of Science, 2012
Elected Member, American Philosophical Society, 2012
Elected Foreign Member Ugandan National Acadmey of Sciences, 2017.
Elected Corresponding Member Brazilian Academy of Sciences, 2018.
Elected co-Chair, Inter American Network of Academies of Science 2010-13 and re-eleccted 2013-16.
Elected Vice President (external) of the International Council for Science (ICSU) September 2014-2017.
Elected Treasurer InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) - 2019-2022.