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34 ASPB members elected to 2012 class of AAAS Fellows

ROCKVILLE, MD Thirty-four members of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) were elected to the 2012 class of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows. This year's class includes ASPB members from academic, independent, and government research institutions in the United States and abroad. Each year the AAAS Council elects fellows based on their contributions to science and technology in the areas of research; teaching; technology; services to professional societies; administration in academe, industry, and government; and communicating and interpreting science to the public. Fellows are defined as AAAS members "whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished."

New Fellows will be honored with a certificate and a blue and gold rosette to symbolize their distinguished achievements at the AAAS Annual Meeting, Fellows Forum on February 16, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.

The following ASPB members have been named AAAS Fellows:

Section on Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources:

  • Richard M. Bostock University of California, Davis
  • Edward S. Buckler Cornell University; USDA-ARS
  • John James Finer The Ohio State University
  • Avtar Krishan Handa Purdue University
  • Maria J. Harrison Cornell University; Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
  • Karen E. Koch University of Florida
  • Cathie Martin John Innes Centre
  • Melvin J. Oliver USDA-ARS; University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Michael Karl Udvardi Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
  • Jonathan D. Walton Michigan State University

Section on Biological Sciences:

  • Paul G. Ahlquist University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Gynheung An Kyung Hee University, South Korea
  • Susan H. Brawley University of Maine
  • Thomas P. Brutnell Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
  • Nicholas C. Carpita Purdue University
  • Luca Comai University of California, Davis
  • Xing Wang Deng Yale University
  • Joseph R. Ecker Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • Jonathan Gershenzon Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Germany
  • Beverley R. Green University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Georg Jander Cornell University; Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
  • Alan M. Jones University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Daniel F. Klessig, Cornell University; Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
  • Elena M. Kramer Harvard University
  • Sheng Luan University of California, Berkeley
  • Blake C. Meyers University of Delaware
  • Joseph P. Noel Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • Eran Pichersky University of Michigan
  • Danny J. Schnell University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Jane Silverthorne National Science Foundation
  • Keiko U. Torii University of Washington
  • Geoffrey O. Wasteneys University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Ruth Welti Kansas State University
  • Shuqun Zhang University of Missouri-Columbia

The entire list of 2012 AAAS fellows can be found on the AAAS website:


Contact: Kathy R. Munkvold
American Society of Plant Biologists

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