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National Academy of Sciences Elects Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scientists in 2010

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Eleven HHMI investigators and one Janelia Farm senior fellow have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Eleven Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigators and one Janelia Farm senior fellow have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. They are among 72 new members and 18 foreign associates elected today in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. In addition to the newly elected members, 129 HHMI investigators are members of the Academy.

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.

The HHMI scientists newly elected to the National Academy of Sciences are:

HHMI Investigators

Angelika Amon

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Vann Bennett

Duke University

Nancy L. Craig

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Don Ganem

University of California, San Francisco

Eric Gouaux

Oregon Health & Science University

William G. Kaelin, Jr.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Douglas E. Koshland

Carnegie Institution of Washington

Ruslan M. Medzhitov

Yale School of Medicine

Roel Nusse

Stanford University School of Medicine

Charles L. Sawyers

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Terrence J. Sejnowski

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Janelia Farm Senior Fellow

Lynn M. Riddiford

Janelia Farm Research Campus

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