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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

11 from area named to National Academy of Sciences

Eleven researchers from the Boston area are among 72 new members named today to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, a private organization established by Congress in 1863 to advise the federal government.

Five are from MIT, four from Harvard and two from Brandeis. They are:

Tania A. Baker, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor of biology, MIT
Moungi G. Bawendi, professor of chemistry and professor of energy, MIT
Michael B. Brenner, professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School
Kerry A. Emanuel, professor, program in atmospheres, oceans, and climate, MIT
Gerald Gabrielse, professor of physics, Harvard University
Eve E. Marder, professor of neuroscience, Brandeis University
Curtis T. McMullen, professor of mathematics, Harvard University
Silvio Micali, professor of computer science, MIT
Christopher Miller, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor of biochemistry, Brandeis University
Peter H. Schiller, professor of medical engineering and medical physics, MIT
Jonathan G. Seidman, professor of cardiovascular genetics, Harvard Medical School

Posted by Elizabeth Cooney at 12:37 PM
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