Well, I never!
Go check out http://www.ukzn.ac.za/UKZNonline/V4/02/Issue02.html and navigate down to the second story entitled "PRESTIGIOUS PLANT SCIENCE PRIZE FOR UKZN PHD GRADUATE" and look at who it is!
Hahaha. Congrats dude - never thought I'd see you working with flowers :) ... looks like life in a 1st-world country is treating you well!
Love the grin!