Prof. Barry Shelp, Department of Plant Agriculture, delivered the “Gold Medal” lecture at annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, which was recently held at Queen’s University. His presentation was entitled “Gamma-aminobutyrate: metabolism, signaling and biotechnology”.
He was awarded The Canadian Society of Plant Biologists’ Medal (the “Gold Medal”) in 2015. This medal was established in 1967 and is awarded every three years for outstanding published contributions, or for distinguished service to plant biology, primarily in Canada. The recipient of the Medal is invited to address the Society at the annual meeting following the one at which the award is made.