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Contact: Garth Hogan
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American Society for Microbiology

87 scientists elected to the American Academy of Microbiology

Washington, DC—March 11, 2013—Eighty-seven microbiologists have been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology. Fellows of the Academy are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. There are over 2,000 Fellows representing all subspecialties of microbiology, including basic and applied research, teaching, public health, industry, and government service. The new Fellows are as follows:

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For information about election to the Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology, please visit: http://academy.asm.org/index.php/fellows-info.

The American Academy of Microbiology is the honorific leadership group of the American Society for Microbiology. The mission of the Academy is to recognize scientific excellence, as well as foster knowledge and understanding in the microbiological sciences. More information on the Academy can be found online at http://academy.asm.org.

The American Society for Microbiology is the largest single life science society, composed of over 39,000 scientists and health professionals. ASM's mission is to advance the microbiological sciences as a vehicle for understanding life processes and to apply and communicate this knowledge for the improvement of health and environmental and economic well-being worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.asm.org.



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