Clara A. Abbott Emeritius Professor of Biology, Bill Geer, Illinois Professor of the Year in 1990 and Honorary Degree Recipient in 2007. He is best known for his research on fruit flies and establishment of the Fly Lab, which was one of the first research labs on campus to utilize students.
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