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ASPB members elected to National Academy of Sciences
Date:5/4/2011

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Several members of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) have been elected as members or foreign associates of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Three current ASPB members were elected to this year's class:

  • James A. Birchler, Curators Professor of Biological Sciences, University of MissouriColumbia

  • Steven E. Jacobsen, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and Professor of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

  • Jiayang Li, Professor, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology; and Vice President, Chinese Academy of Sciences (elected as foreign associate)

In addition, two former ASPB members were also elected:

  • Athanasios (Sakis) Theologis, Emeritus Adjunct Professor, University of California, Berkeley; and former research scientist, Plant Gene Expression Center, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • Akira Endo, Director, Biopharm Research Laboratories, Inc., Tokyo (elected as foreign associate)

As a recipient of ASPB's 2010 Stephen Hales Prize, Theologis will be speaking as part of the awards symposium at Plant Biology 2011, August 6󈝶 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

These plant biologists are among the 72 new members and 18 foreign associates just elected. There are now 2,113 active NAS members and 418 foreign associates.


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Contact: Adam Fagen
afagen@aspb.org
301-296-0898
American Society of Plant Biologists
Source:Eurekalert

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