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Photo of view of lake, Madagascar

This image was selected as a winner of the 2010 Fogarty Grantee Photo Contest.

small, empty wooden boat rests on shore of beach, partially in water, red flowers and palm tree in foreground

Photo title: View of lake, Madagascar

Photographer: Don Hahn, Dow AgroSciences, LLC

Description: This photo was taken in Antiranana, Madagascar in June 2008 at the annual meeting of the Madagascar International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups (ICBG). The site overlooks Diego Suarez bay and the rock formation in the distance was named "Windsor Castle" by British troops during the Battle of Madagascar in WWII. The Madagascar ICBG has carried out marine collections in Diego Suarez bay for its biodiscovery (or drug and agrochemical discovery) research program.

Funding Fogarty program: International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups

Principal Investigator: David Kingson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University