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Date:5/15/2009

. His previous book, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (2006), was named one of the ten best books of 2006 by the New York Times and the Washington Post. It also won the California Book Award, the Northern California Book Award, the James Beard Award for best food writing, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is the author of The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World (2001); A Place of My Own (1997); and Second Nature (1991). A contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine, Pollan is the recipient of numerous journalistic awards, including the James Beard Award for best magazine series in 2003 and the Reuters-I.U.C.N. 2000 Global Award for Environmental Journalism. Pollan served for many years as executive editor of Harper's Magazine and is now the Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at UC Berkeley. His articles have been anthologized in Best American Science Writing (2004); Best American Essays (1990 and 2003) and the Norton Book of Nature Writing.

Dr. Rita Colwell will receive the Past-President's Award in recognition of her service as President of AIBS. Colwell is a Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Colwell is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and many national and foreign professional societies. Colwell was the 11th Director of the National Science Foundation (1998-2004) and Co-chair of the Committee on Science of the National Science and Technology Council. She is a Past-President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Colwell has received 51 honorary degrees from institutions of higher education and is the recipient of the Order of the Rising Sun, bestowed by the Emperor of Japan, and the 2006 National Medal of Science awarded by the President of the United States. Colwell has been recognized for her work in Antarctica with a mountain nam
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