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GSA members elected to the 2015 class of AAAS Fellows: (top, l-r) Julie Brill, Gerald Fink, Pamela Geyer, Hannah Klein; (bottom, l-r) Erik Lindquist, Joseph Reese, Beth Sullivan, Roger Wise

GSA members elected to the 2015 class of AAAS Fellows: (top, l-r) Julie Brill, Gerald Fink, Pamela Geyer, Hannah Klein; (bottom, l-r) Erik A. Lundquist, Joseph Reese, Beth Sullivan, Roger Wise

 

 

Congratulations to the eight GSA members who have been elected as AAAS Fellows in recognition of their contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership:

 

AAAS Fellows Rosette (courtesy AAAS)

AAAS Fellows Rosette (courtesy AAAS)

  • Julie A. Brill, PhD (Section on Biological Sciences)
    Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children; and
    Professor of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto
    G3 Associate Editor, 2011–2014

 

 

  • Pamela K. Geyer, PhD (Section on Biological Sciences)
    Professor of Biochemistry and of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Carver College of Medicine
    University of Iowa
    GENETICS Associate Editor, 2011–Present
    Drosophila Board of Directors, 2008–2013
    GENETICS Author, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2008, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2001, 1999, 1999, 1998, 1995, 1995, 1993

 

  • Hannah L. Klein, PhD (Section on Biological Sciences)
    Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, of Medicine, and of Pathology
    Vice Chair, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
    New York University Medical Center
    GENETICS Author, 2001, 2001, 1997, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1991, 1991, 1989, 1989, 1988, 1988, 1987

 

  • Erik A. Lundquist, PhD (Section on Biological Sciences)
    Professor of Molecular Biosciences
    Director, Genetics Program
    University of Kansas
    GENETICS Author, 2012, 2008, 2006, 2006, 1998, 1994, 1993
    G3 Author, 2015

 

  • Joseph C. Reese, PhD (Section on Biological Sciences)
    Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
    Pennsylvania State University
    GENETICS Author, 2004

 

  • Beth A. Sullivan, PhD (Section on Biological Sciences)
    Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
    Duke University School of Medicine

 

  • Roger P. Wise, PhD (Section on Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources)
    Research Geneticist, USDA Agricultural Research Service; and
    Professor of Plant Pathology & Microbiology, Iowa State University
    GENETICS Author, 2007, 2003, 1999, 1997, 1996, 1994, 1985

 

The GSA members are among 347 Fellows for 2015 in each of AAAS’ 24 sections. Fellows are elected annually by the AAAS Council from the list of approved nominations from the Section Steering Committees.

 

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