Dr. Lise Pingault recognized as Outstanding Postdoc by the Office of Graduate Studies. She is pictured above with Dr. L.J. McElravy (left), associate dean at Graduate Studies, and Dr. John Ruberson, Entomology department head.
Dr. Lise Pingault, post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Entomology was named the University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2021 Outstanding Postdoc Award winner by the UNL Office of Graduate Studies. She is part of the Plant-Insect Interactions Lab, lead by Dr. Joe Louis, in the Entomology Department.
Pingault has contributed to four research papers, two as first author, since joining the department two years ago. She often volunteers for outreach activities, mentors undergraduate students, and regularly trains new graduate students entering the lab. She has also served as president of the Collective Research Organization of Plant Scientists (CROPS) and as president of the Postdoc Association at UNL. This award includes a $1,500 honorarium and recognizes the winner's comprehensive efforts in research, teaching, mentoring, innovation, and university or community service.
She joins a line of outstanding scholars and mentors who both meet the criteria for each award and were nominated by faculty, staff, and other post-doctoral community members.