Desiree M. Hautea

Field of award: Plant Genetics/Molecular Biology

Year awarded: 1994

Division: Biological Sciences


In recognition of her outstanding contributions towards the development of the first genetic maps of mung bean and cowpea using DNA markers, her researches on species relationships in wild soybeans, and on cercospora leaf spot disease resistance in mungbean.

Education: PhD (Agronomy) University of Illinois 1987; MS (Genetics) University of the Philippines 1982; BS (Agriculture) University of the Philippines 1977