Ching-Ho Chang receives the Sandler Award!

Ching-Ho Chang is the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Larry Sandler Award  ( This award honors Dr. Larry Sandler for his many important contributions to Drosophila genetics, including his foundational work on meiotic drive.  The award is given to an outstanding recent doctoral graduate working on Drosophila genetics, based their thesis. Ching-Ho’s thesis focused on how genetic conflicts, and especially meiotic drive, shape chromosome evolution in Drosophila. As the award winner, Ching-Ho delivered the Larry Sandler Memorial Lecture at the 2021 annual Drosophila research conference. We are so proud of Ching-Ho!!