From Plant Press, Vol. 20, No. 1, January 2017.
The National Museum of Natural History began awarding the Science Achievement Awards in 2003. The awards recognize exceptional scientific publications in natural history. On December 13, 2016, in close consultation with the Senate of Scientists, an interdisciplinary review committee recognized the outstanding work of staff scientists for three books, three papers, and a paper of special mention, each published in 2014 or 2015.
Robert Soreng, Paul Peterson, and Konstantin Romaschenko were recognized for their co-authored paper “A worldwide phylogenetic classification of the Poaceae (Gramineae),” published in the Journal of Systematics and Evolution (53: 117-137; 205).