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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

PNAS announces 2008 Cozzarelli Prize recipients

WASHINGTON - The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Editorial Board has selected six PNAS papers for the 2008 Cozzarelli Prize, an award that recognizes the most outstanding contributions in each of the scientific disciplines represented by the National Academy of Sciences.

Papers receiving the Cozzarelli Prize were chosen from nearly 3,500 research articles published by PNAS in 2008 and represent the six broadly defined classes under which the National Academy of Sciences is organized.

The annual award acknowledges recently published papers that reflect scientific excellence and originality. The award was established in 2005 and renamed the Cozzarelli Prize in 2007 to honor late PNAS Editor-in-Chief Nicholas R. Cozzarelli. This year's awards will be presented at the PNAS Editorial Board Meeting on April 26, 2009, in Washington, D.C.

2008 Cozzarelli Prize recipients:


Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is one of the world's most cited multidisciplinary scientific journals. PNAS covers the biological, physical, and social sciences in cutting-edge research reports, commentaries, reviews, perspectives, colloquium papers, and actions of the Academy. PNA publishes weekly in print, and daily online in PNAS Early Edition. Newly published papers are listed at http://www.pnas.org/papbyrecent.shtml.

For more information on PNAS or the National Academy of Sciences, visit http://www.pnas.org/ or http://www.nas.edu/.

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