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28 ASPB members elected as AAAS Fellows
Date:1/27/2011

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Twenty-eight members of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) community are among the 503 individuals elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). These individuals will be recognized for their contributions to science and technology at the Fellows Forum to be held on February 19, 2011, during the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The new Fellows will receive a certificate and a blue and gold rosette as a symbol of their distinguished accomplishments.

Congratulations to the following members on this achievement:

Section on Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources

  • Kenneth J. Boote, University of Florida
  • Stanton Gelvin, Purdue University
  • Scott A. Jackson, Purdue University
  • Jiming Jiang, University of WisconsinMadison

Section on Biological Sciences

  • Eduardo Blumwald, University of California, Davis
  • Joerg Bohlmann, University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • Donald A. Bryant, Pennsylvania State University
  • Alan G. Darvill, University of Georgia
  • Carl J. Douglas, University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • Gary Norman Drews, University of Utah
  • Nina V. Fedoroff, Pennsylvania State University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)
  • William (Ned) Friedman, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Jiř Friml, Ghent University (Belgium)
  • Roger Hangarter, Indiana University
  • Paul M. Hasegawa, Purdue University
  • Roger William Innes, Indiana University
  • Hong Ma, Pennsylvania State University
  • Yasunori Machida, Nagoya University (Japan)
  • C. Robertson McClung, Dartmouth College
  • Naoko K. Nishizawa, The University of Tokyo (Japan)
  • Katherine W. Osteryoung, Michigan State University
  • Patrick S. Schnable, Iowa State University
  • Heven Sze, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Michael Thomashow, Michigan State University
  • Detlef Weigel, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology (Germany)
  • Rod A. Wing, University of Arizona
  • Patricia Claire Zambryski, University of California, Berkeley

Section on Education

  • Terry S. Woodin, National Science Foundation

In addition to distinguished scholarship within their disciplines, many of these honorees have served in leadership positions for ASPB. For instance, Hangarter, McClung, and Thomashow have each served as ASPB president within the past decade.


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Contact: Adam Fagen
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301-296-0898
American Society of Plant Biologists
Source:Eurekalert

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