Public Release: 

79 Fellows elected to the American Academy of Microbiology

American Society for Microbiology

In January of 2015, the American Academy of Microbiology elected 79 new Fellows.

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 2,400 Fellows. They represent all subspecialties of microbiology, including basic and applied research, teaching, public health, industry, and government service. In addition, Fellows hail from all around the globe. The "class of 2015" includes Fellows from the U.S., Canada, Germany, Sweden, Australia, China, Japan, Chile, Ireland, France, the U.K., Italy, and South Africa.

The 2015 Academy Fellows are:

  • James Alfano, Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.
  • John Archibald, Ph.D., Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Walter Atwood, Ph.D., Brown University, Providence, R.I.
  • Francois Baneyx, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.
  • Patrik Bavoil, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, Md.
  • Steve Bell, Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington, Bloomington, Ind.
  • Steven Blanke, Ph.D., University of Illinois , Urbana, Ill.
  • Antje Boetius, Ph.D., University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
  • Erhard Bremer, Ph.D., Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg, Germany
  • Eric Brown, Ph.D., US Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Md.
  • Vernon Carruthers, Ph.D., University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Emmanuelle Charpentier, Ph.D., Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany
  • Diane Citron, B.Sc., R.M. Alden Reseach Laboratory, Culver City, Calif.
  • Oliver Cornely, M.D., University of Köln, Köln, Germany
  • Juan Carlos De La Torre, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Calif.
  • Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif.
  • Sabine Ehrt, Ph.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • JoAnne Flynn, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Katrina Forest, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.
  • Pina Fratamico, Ph.D., USDA, Wyndmoor, Pa.
  • George Gao, Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences/Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
  • Myron Goodman, Ph.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Patrick Hearing, Ph.D., Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y.
  • Birgitta Henriques-Normark, M.D., Ph.D., Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Russell Hill, Ph.D., University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Baltimore, Md.
  • David Holmes, Ph.D., Fundación Ciencia y Vida & Universidad de Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile
  • Andrew Jackson, Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif.
  • Yoichi Kamagata, Ph.D., National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Hokkaido, Japan
  • James Karlowsky, Ph.D., D (ABMM), University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
  • Michael Katze, Ph.D., University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Wash.
  • David Kehoe, Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington, Bloomington, Ind.
  • Paul Kellam, Ph.D., Sanger Institute and MRC Centre for Medical Molecular Virology, Cambridge and London, United Kingdom
  • Hans-Peter Klenk, Ph.D., Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Karl Klose, Ph.D., University of Texas-San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
  • Rob Knight, Ph.D., University of California-San Diego, San Diego, Calif.
  • Paul Lambert, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wis.
  • Marc Lipsitch, D.Phil., Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Yi Liu, Ph.D., The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • John Mascola, M.D., National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
  • Ivan Matic, Ph.D., Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France
  • Beth McCormick, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass.
  • Geoffrey McFadden, Ph.D., FAA, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
  • James McInerney, Ph.D., D.Sc., University of Ireland-Maynooth, Maynooth, Ireland
  • Stephen McSorley, Ph.D., University of California-Davis, Davis, Calif.
  • Joachim Messing, Ph.D., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.
  • David Mills, Ph.D., University of California-Davis, Davis, Calif.
  • Denise Monack, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.
  • Karl Munger, Ph.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, Medford, Mass.
  • Peter Murray, Ph.D., St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Shigetou Namba, Ph.D., The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Victoria Orphan, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.
  • Karen Ottemann, Ph.D., University of California-Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Calif.
  • Tracy Palmer, Ph.D., University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
  • James Paton, Ph.D., University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Africa
  • Marta Perego, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Calif.
  • Mariagrazia Pizza, Ph.D., Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Siena, Italy
  • Bibadi Prasad, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Jack Pronk, Ph.D., Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
  • Oliver Rando, M.D., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass.
  • Emmanuel Roilides, M.D., Ph.D., Aristotle University School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Edward Ryan, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.
  • Mark Schembri, Ph.D., University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • Celia Schiffer, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass.
  • Raymond Schinazi, Ph.D., Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Ph.D., St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Maria Schumacher, Ph.D., Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C.
  • Kellogg Schwab, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Julie Segre, Ph.D., National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Md.
  • Pradeep Singh, M.D., University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.
  • Eric Skaar, Ph.D., M.P.H., Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville Tenn.
  • Gerald Smith, Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash.
  • Boris Striepen, Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
  • David Watkins, Ph.D., University of Miami Medical School, Miami, Fla.
  • Scott Weaver, Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • Richard Webby, Ph.D., St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Bryan White, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Ill.
  • Fitnat Yildiz, Ph.D., University of California-Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Calif.
  • Qjing Zhang, Ph.D., Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
  • Susan Zolla-Pazner, Ph.D., New York University School of Medicine, New York, N.Y.

###

Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.