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!!