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Twelve Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scientists Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Ten HHMI investigators and two HHMI professors are among 203 fellows elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Ten Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigators and two HHMI professors are among 203 fellows elected today to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Membership in the American Academy honors individuals who have made prominent contributions to society and to their disciplines, which include mathematics, physics, biological sciences, social sciences, humanities and the arts, public affairs and business. The Academy's broad-based membership gives it a unique capacity to conduct a wide range of interdisciplinary studies and public policy research.

This year's new fellows and foreign honorary members include scholars, scientists, artists, civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders from 27 states and 13 countries. The Academy will welcome this year's new class at its annual Induction Ceremony on October 6, at the Academy's headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The HHMI scientists newly elected to the Academy are:

HHMI Investigators

Brenda L. Bass

University of Utah School of Medicine

Bonnie L. Bassler

Princeton University

Nancy L. Craig

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Barry H. Honig

Columbia University

Lily Y. Jan

University of California, San Francisco

Yuh-Nung Jan

University of California, San Francisco

Robert A. Lamb

Northwestern University

Gail Mandel

Oregon Health & Science University

Michel C. Nussenzweig

The Rockefeller University

Helen Piwnica-Worms

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

HHMI Professors

Baldomero Olivera

University of Utah

Susan R. Wessler

University of Georgia

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