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Fran_DoctorateBME core faculty member Fran Ligler has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece in Athens on April 4. The university awarded Dr. Ligler the honorary degree “in recognition of her outstanding lifetime achievements in science.”  The Agricultural University of Athens is the third oldest University in Greece and the oldest with a program in Agricultural Science.

To the left, Dr. Ligler is depicted with the Rector and Deans of the Agricultural University of Athens at the conclusion of the honorary doctorate ceremony. During the ceremony she presented an inaugural lecture on “Research and Development in the 21st Century—Crossing the Disciplines.”

Please join all of BME in congratulating Dr. Ligler on this honor!



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