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78 scientists elected to the American Academy of Microbiology

American Society for Microbiology

Seventy-eight 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 now 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:

  • Shizuo Akira, M.D., Ph.D., Osaka University, Suita, Japan
  • Ralph S. Baric, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Andreas J. Bäumler, Ph.D., University of California at Davis
  • Carol D. Blair, Ph.D., Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Anthony P. Bretscher, Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Yves V. Brun, Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Andrew Camilli, Ph.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Gabriella Campadelli Fiume, Sc.D., University of Bologna, Italy
  • Byron W. Caughey, Ph.D., Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT
  • Yuan Chang, M.D., University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, PA
  • James E. Crowe, Jr., M.D., Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Laszlo Csonka, Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Harry A. Dailey, Ph.D., University of Georgia , Athens
  • Zixin Deng, Ph.D., Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
  • David J. Des Marais, Ph.D., NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
  • Michael S. Diamond, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Roberto Docampo, M.D., Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens
  • Charles J. Dorman, Ph.D., Trinity College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Jay C. Dunlap, Ph.D., Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
  • Katrina J. Edwards, Ph.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • Joel D. Ernst, M.D., New York University School of Medicine
  • Ellen H. Fanning, Dr. rer. nat., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Dara W. Frank, Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Alan D. Frankel, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
  • Ferran Garcia-Pichel, Ph.D., Arizona State University, Tempe
  • Céline Gélinas, Ph.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway
  • N. Louise Glass, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
  • Maxwell E. Gottesman, M.D., Ph.D., Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Gerhard Gottschalk, Ph.D., Universität Göttingen, Germany
  • Harry B. Greenberg, M.D., Stanford University, CA
  • Gabriel Guarneros Peña, Ph.D., Research and Advanced Studies Center of the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, Mexico City
  • Beatrice H. Hahn, M.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Ruth M. Hall, Ph.D., The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Daria J. Hazuda, Ph.D., Merck & Co., Inc., West Point, PA
  • Ari Helenius, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Finland
  • John D. Helmann, Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Colin Hill, Ph.D., D.Sc., University College Cork, Ireland
  • Keiichi Hiramatsu, M.D., Ph.D., Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Michael J. Imperiale, Ph.D., University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor
  • Masayori Inouye, Ph.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway
  • Michael R. Jacobs, M.D., Ph.D., Case Western University, Cleveland, OH
  • Sue Jinks-Robertson, Ph.D., Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
  • Jae U. Jung, Ph.D., University of Southern California Keck Medical School, Los Angeles
  • Gagandeep Kang, M.D., Ph.D., Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Andrew H. Knoll, Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Michael M. Lederman, M.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH
  • Richard M. Longnecker, Ph.D., Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Douglas R. Lowy, M.D., National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • Robert J. Maier, Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens
  • Colin C. Manoil, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle
  • William W. Metcalf, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana
  • Timothy F. Murphy, M.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York and Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NY
  • Keiichi Namba, Ph.D., Osaka University, Japan
  • Karen E. Nelson, Ph.D., J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD
  • Himadri B. Pakrasi, Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Stanley Perlman, M.D., Ph.D., University of Iowa, Iowa City
  • Vinayaka R. Prasad, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
  • Charles M. Radding, M.D., Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Andrew P. Rice, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX and Baylor-University of Texas, Houston Center for AIDS Research
  • Frank T. Robb, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Center of Marine Biotechnology, Baltimore
  • Jung-Hye Roe, Ph.D., Seoul National University, Kwanak-Ku, Korea
  • G. Shirleen Roeder, Ph.D., Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • David S. Roos, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Kirsten Sandvig, Ph.D., The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Rikshospitalet and University of Oslo, Norway
  • Ganes C. Sen, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, OH
  • Yiming Shao, M.D., Ph.D., Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
  • Larry Simpson, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
  • Gary Stacey, Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Sriram Subramaniam, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • Bill Sugden, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Jack W. Szostak, Ph.D., Harvard University, Boston, MA
  • Andrew A. Travers, Ph.D., La Fondation Pierre-Gilles de Gennes pour la Recherche, Cachan, France
  • Elaine I. Tuomanen, M.D., St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
  • Herbert W. Virgin, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Matthew K. Waldor, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Jonathan S. Weissman, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
  • Dyann F. Wirth, Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • Ada E. Yonath, Ph.D., Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

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For more information regarding these Fellows, election to Fellowship or specific programs of the American Academy of Microbiology, contact Peggy McNult by telephone at 202-942-9225 or by email at pmcnult@asmusa.org.

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