We are delighted to announce that Dr. Anna Dobritsa has been promoted to the position of Associate Professor with tenure. Dr. Dobritsa's laboratory studies the formation of complex extracellular structures using development of exine, the outer cell wall of plant pollen grains, as a model. Her outstanding research has been funded by multiple grants from the NSF, and she is viewed as a leader in plant cellular and developmental biology. She is also noted for her strong commitment to mentoring graduate and undergraduate researchers, and for her involvement in outreach to the Columbus community. Congratualtions Anna!