Tuesday, April 29, 2008
72 New Members Chosen By The National Academy of Sciences
WASHINGTON -- The National Academy of Sciences today announced the election of 72 new members and 18 foreign associates from 9 countries in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
The election was held this morning during the business session of the 145th annual meeting of the Academy. Those elected today bring the total number of active members to 2,041. Foreign associates are nonvoting members of the Academy, with citizenship outside the
The National Academy of Sciences is a private organization of scientists and engineers dedicated to the furtherance of science and its use for the general welfare. It was established in 1863 by a congressional act of incorporation signed by Abraham Lincoln that calls on the Academy to act as an official adviser to the federal government, upon request, in any matter of science or technology.
ADAMS, JERRY M.; senior principal research fellow, research professor, and joint head, molecular genetics of cancer division, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
ALBRIGHT, THOMAS D.; professor and director, vision center laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies,
ALDRICH, RICHARD W.; professor and Karl Folkers Chair, section of neurobiology, center for learning and memory,
ALLEY, RICHARD B.; Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences, department of geosciences and Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
ANSELIN, LUC E.; Foundation Professor and director,
BEUTLER, BRUCE A.; professor and chair, department of genetics, Scripps Research Institute,
BEVAN, MICHAEL J.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor, department of immunology,
BOTCHAN, MICHAEL R.; professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, department of molecular and cell biology,
BOXER, STEVEN G.; Camille and Henry Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry, department of chemistry,
BOYLE, EDWARD A.; professor of ocean geochemistry, department of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
BUCHWALD, STEPHEN L.; Camille Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry, department of chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
CARRINGTON, JAMES C.; professor, department of botany and plant pathology, and director, center for genome research and biocomputing, Oregon State University, Corvallis
CARTER, EMILY A.; Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor, department of mechanical and aerospace engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
CRABTREE, GEORGE W.; senior scientist and director, materials science division, Argonne National Laboratory,
CROPPER, MAUREEN L.; professor of economics,
DARST, SETH A.; Jack Fishman Professor and head, laboratory of molecular biophysics,
DE LONG, EDWARD F.; professor, department of civil and environmental engineering, division of biological engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
DILL, KENNETH A.; professor of pharmaceutical chemistry, biochemistry, and biophysics, department of pharmaceutical chemistry,
FULLER, MARGARET T.; Reed-Hodgson Professor in Human Biology and professor of genetics, department of developmental biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.
GEISLER, WILSON S.; professor of psychology and biomedical engineering and David Wechsler Regents Chair, department of psychology,
GREENBERG, MICHAEL E.; professor, departments of neurology and neurobiology,
GRUNSTEIN, MICHAEL; professor of biological chemistry, department of biological chemistry, David Geffen School of Medicine,
GUYER, JANE I.; professor of anthropology, department of anthropology,
HERNQUIST, LARS E.; professor,
HILLIS, DAVID M.; director, center for computational biology and bioinformatics, and Roark Centennial Professor,
HOFER, HELMUT; professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
HU, EVELYN L.; professor, electrical and computer engineering department,
JACOBSEN, ERIC N.; Sheldon Emery Professor of Chemistry, department of chemistry and chemical biology,
JENKINS, NANCY A.; deputy director and principal investigator, cell cycle control, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology,
JONES, PETER WILCOX; professor, department of mathematics,
KASTNER, MARC A.; Donner Professor and dean of science, School of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
KAUFMAN, THOMAS C.; Distinguished Professor of Biology, department of biology,
KAY, STEVE A.; Dean and Richard C. Atkinson Chair, division of biological sciences,
KESSLER, RONALD C.; professor, department of health care policy,
KOTTAK, CONRAD P.; Julian H. Steward Collegiate Professor of Anthropology, department of anthropology,
LEIGHTON, FRANK T.; professor of applied mathematics, department of mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
LEVY, RONALD; professor of medicine and chief, division of oncology,
LIGGETT, THOMAS M.; professor, department of mathematics,
LINDE, ANDREI; professor of physics, Stanford Institute of Theoretical Physics, department of physics,
LIPPINCOTT-SCHWARTZ, JENNIFER; chief, section on organelle biology, cell biology and metabolism branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
MANDEL, GAIL; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and senior scientist, Vollum Institute,
MANGELSDORF, DAVID J.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and chair, department of pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center,
MASKIN, ERIC S.; Albert O. Hirschman Professor of Social Science, school of social science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J.
MAX, CLAIRE E.; professor, astronomer, and director, center for adaptive optics,
MILLER, DAVID A.B.; W.M. Keck Foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
MOVSHON, J. ANTHONY; Silver Professor and director, center for neural science,
MURDOCH, WILLIAM W.; Charles A. Storke II Professor, department of ecology, evolution, and marine biology,
OLDSTONE, MICHAEL B.A.; professor and head, viral-immunobiology laboratory, department of immunology and microbial science, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Calif.
OLSEN, PAUL E.; Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor, department of earth and environmental sciences,
PALMER, ROBERT B.; senior scientist and group leader, advanced accelerator group, department of physics, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, N.Y.
PARKIN, STUART S.P.; IBM Fellow and manager, magnetoelectronics,
PRESCOTT, EDWARD C.; W.P. Carey Professor of Economics, department of economics,
PRIVES, CAROL L.; DaCosta Professor of Biology, department of biological sciences,
RANDALL, LISA J.; professor of theoretical physics, department of physics,
RAO, ANJANA; professor of pathology and senior investigator, Immune Disease Institute,
RINE, JASPER; professor of genetics, genomics, and development, department of molecular and cell biology,
RUVKUN, GARY; professor of genetics, department of molecular biology,
SCHEINKMAN, JOSE A.; Theodore A. Wells '29 Professor of Economics, department of economics, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
SCHMIDT, BRIAN P.; Australian Research Council Federation Fellow, Mount Stromlo Observatory, Australian National University, Weston Creek, ACT
SCHMITT, JOHANNA; Stephen T. Olney Professor of Natural History, department of ecology and evolutionary biology, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
SEIBERG, NATHAN; professor,
SEMENZA, GREGG L.; professor of pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
SKOCPOL, THEDA; Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology,
SMOOT, GEORGE; professor and research scientist, department of physics and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
STRUHL, GARY; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor, department of genetics and development, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City
SWAGER, TIMOTHY M.; John D. MacArthur Professor and head, department of chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
THOMPSON, ELIZABETH A.; professor, department of statistics,
THOMSON, JAMES; MacArthur Professor, departments of anatomy and of obstetrics and gynecology, Genome Center of Wisconsin,
WISDOM, JACK L.; professor of plantary sciences, department of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
WRIGHT, PETER E.; Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Investigator, department of molecular biology, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Calif.
YANOFSKY, MARTIN F.; chair, section of cell and developmental biology, and professor, division of biological sciences,
Newly elected foreign associates, their affiliations at the time of election, and their country of citizenship are:
ASFAW, BERHANE; manager, Rift Valley Research Service,
ASPECT, ALAIN; director of research and professor, Ecole Polytechnique Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique,
CAZENAVE, ANNY; senior scientist, Laboratoire d'Etudes en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiales, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES),
COHEN, PHILIP; Royal Society Research Professor and director of MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit,
COWLING, RICHARD M.; professor, department of botany,
CUTLER, E. ANNE; professor, Institute for Cognition and Information,
DEAN, CAROLINE; associate research director, John Innes Centre,
GRANT, B. ROSEMARY; research scholar, department of ecology and evolutionary biology,
HAGGETT, PETER; senior research fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies and department of geographical sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom (United Kingdom)
HOFFMANN, JULES A.; Distinguished Class Research Director, IBMC, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Strasbourg, France (France)
IMRY, YOSEPH; professor, department of condensed matter physics, Weizmann Institute of Science,
MARSHALL, BARRY J.; clinical professor of microbiology,
MOFFATT, H. KEITH; professor of mathematical physics emeritus, centre for mathematical physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom (United Kingdom)
RODRIGUEZ, LUIS F.; professor of astronomy, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Michoacan (
ROSSANT, JANET; chief of research and senior scientist, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario (Canada and United Kingdom)
TAO, TERENCE C.; professor, department of mathematics,
ZOLLER, PETER; University Professor,
Source: The National Academies
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