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National Academy Announces New Members

20 April 2004 (All day)
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The U.S. National Academy of Sciences announced today that it has added 72 members to its exclusive ranks, bringing total membership to 1949 scientists. In addition, the academy named 18 scientists to the ranks of their nonvoting foreign associates, bringing that number to 351.

The newly elected members are:
ALIVISATOS, Armand Paul; Chancellor's Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science, University of California, Berkeley

AMARA, Susan G.; Thomas Detre Professor and chair, department of neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh

BENNETZEN, Jeffrey L.; Norman Giles Professor of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens

BERNSTEIN, Joseph; professor, School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

BOBO, Lawrence D.; Norman Tishman and Charles M. Diker Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

BRUS, Louis E.; professor of chemistry, Columbia University, New York City

BUCKSBAUM, Philip H.; Otto Laporte Professor of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

CAMPBELL, Kevin P.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and Roy J. Carver Professor and chair, department of physiology and biophysics, and professor, department of neurology, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City

CHAIKIN, Paul M.; Henry DeWolf Smyth Professor of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

CHALFIE, Martin; William R. Kenan Jr. Professor, department of biological sciences, Columbia University

CHAPIN, F. Stuart, III; professor, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

COLELLA, Phillip; senior staff mathematician and group leader, Applied Numerical Algorithms Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California

COUGHLIN, Shaun R.; professor of medicine and director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco

DAVIS, Stephen H.; McCormick School Professor and Walter P. Murphy Professor of Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

DELMER, Deborah P.; associate director, Food Security Theme, The Rockefeller Foundation, New York City

DENLINGER, David L.; professor and chair, department of entomology, Ohio State University, Columbus

DRENNAN, Robert D.; professor of anthropology, University of Pittsburgh

FIRE, Andrew Z.; professor of pathology and of genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

GHEZ, Andrea M.; professor of physics and astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles

GOLDWASSER, Shafrira; professor, department of electrical engineering and computer science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

GREENBERG, E. Peter; Virgil L. and Evalyn N. Shepperd Chair of Molecular Pathogenesis, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa

GRIFFIN, Diane E.; professor and chair, molecular microbiology and immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

GROSS, Benedict H.; George Vasmer Leverett Professor of Mathematics, department of mathematics, and dean, Harvard College, Harvard University

HALL, Robert Ernest; Robert and Carole McNeil Joint Professor, department of economics, and senior fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

HELMBERGER, Donald V.; Smits Family Professor of Geophysics and Planetary Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

HONIG, Barry H.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and professor, department of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, Columbia University

HOPKINS, Nancy; Amgen Professor of Biology, department of biology and Center for Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

HUGANIR, Richard L.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and professor, department of neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

ISRAELACHVILI, Jacob N.; professor, department of chemical engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

JEANLOZ, Raymond; professor in earth and planetary science and in astronomy, University of California, Berkeley

JONES, Edward G.; professor of psychiatry and director, Center for Neuroscience, University of California, Davis

JULIUS, David; professor, cellular and molecular pharmacology programs in cell biology and neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco

KATZ, Nicholas M.; professor and chair, department of mathematics, Princeton University

KEATING, Mark T.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and professor of cell biology, Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston

KELLY, Raymond C.; professor, department of anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

KENT, Dennis V.; professor, department of geological sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick-Piscataway

KNOWLES, William S.; Monsanto Science Fellow (emeritus), Monsanto Co., St. Louis

LAMBOWITZ, Alan M.; chaired professor of molecular biology and director, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas, Austin

LANGE, Andrew E.; Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Physics, division of physics, mathematics, and astronomy, California Institute of Technology

LIEBER, Charles M.; Mark Hyman Jr. Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University

LITTMAN, Dan R.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology, Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, New York University Medical Center, New York City

LOFTUS, Elizabeth F.; distinguished professor, department of psychology and social behavior and department of criminology, law, and society, University of California, Irvine

MAPLE, M. Brian; Bernd Matthias Professor of Physics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla

MAYO, Stephen L.; associate investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and professor of biology and chemistry, California Institute of Technology

MISCHEL, Walter; Robert Johnson Niven Professor of Humane Letters in Psychology, Columbia University

MORAN, Nancy A.; Regents' Professor and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, University of Arizona, Tucson

MURNANE, Margaret M.; professor of physics and fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, University of Colorado, Boulder

NEWMAN, Charles M.; professor, department of mathematics, and director, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

NEWPORT, Elissa L.; George Eastman Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and of Linguistics and chair, department of brain and cognitive sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

O'SHEA, Erin K.; associate investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and professor and vice chair, department of biochemistry and biophysics, University of California, San Francisco

OSTER, George F.; professor of cell and developmental biology and of environmental science, policy, and management, University of California, Berkeley

PHILANDER, S. George H.; professor, department of geosciences, Princeton University

POTTS, John T.; Jackson Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

QUAIL, Peter H.; research director, Plant Gene Expression Center, and professor of plant biology, University of California, Berkeley

RAMAKRISHNAN, Venkatraman; group leader, Structural Studies Division Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, U.K.

RIVEST, Ronald L.; professor of computer science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

ROBERTSON, R. G. Hamish; professor of physics and scientific director, Center for Experimental Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics, University of Washington, Seattle

SMITH, V. Kerry; director, Center for Environmental and Resource Economics Policy, and University Distinguished Professor, department of agricultural and resource economics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh

STANLEY, H. Eugene; professor of physics and director, Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University

STOKEY, Nancy L.; Frederick Henry Prince Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

TITLE, Alan M.; senior fellow, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center, Palo Alto, California

TOLBERT, Margaret A.; professor, department of chemistry and biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder

TURNER, Monica G.; professor, department of zoology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

VAUPEL, James W.; founding director, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany

WALTER, Peter; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and professor and chair, department of biochemistry and biophysics, University of California, San Francisco

WANG, Xiaodong; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and George L. MacGregor Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

WICKNER, Sue Hengren; chief, DNA Molecular Biology Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

YANCOPOULOS, George D.; president, Regeneron Research Laboratories, Tarrytown, New York

YILMA, Tilahun D.; professor of virology and director, International Laboratory of Molecular Biology for Tropical Disease Agents, University of California, Davis

ZOGHBI, Huda Y.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and professor, departments of pediatrics, neurology, neuroscience, and molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

ZUBER, Maria T.; E. A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics and head, department of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

ZUKER, Charles S.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and professor of biology and of neurosciences, division of biological sciences, University of California, San Diego

The newly elected foreign associates are:

BIRGENEAU, Robert J.; president, University of Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

CESARSKY, Catherine; director-general, European Southern Observatory, Munich, Germany (France)

COWSIK, Ramanath; director, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore (India)

DE WAAL, Frans B. M.; C. H. Candler Professor of Primate Behavior and director, Living Links Center, Yerkes Regional Primate Center, Emory University, Atlanta (Netherlands)

DIRZO, Rodolfo; professor, Institute of Ecology, National University of Mexico (Mexico)

DURAND, Jorge; professor of social anthropology, University of Guadalajara, Mexico (Mexico)

GOODY, Jack; William Wyse Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, St. John's College, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

HARI, Riitta K.; director, Advanced Magnetic Imaging Centre, and head, Brain Research Unit Low Temperature Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology (Finland)

KREBS, John Richard; Royal Society Research Professor, department of zoology, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

MUKAIYAMA, Teruaki; professor, Center of Basic Research, The Kitasato Institute, Tokyo (Japan)

PÄÄBO, Svante; director, department of genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany (Germany)

PAWSON, Anthony J.; International Research Scholar, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and University Professor, department of medical genetics and microbiology, University of Toronto, Ontario (United Kingdom)

STEVENSON, David J.; George Van Osdol Professor of Planetary Science, division of geological and planetary sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (New Zealand)

TSUI, Lap-Chee; vice chancellor, University of Hong Kong (People's Republic of China)

WALKER, John E.; director, Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge (United Kingdom)

WILMUT, Ian; head, department of gene expression and development, Roslin Institute, Midlothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)

WU, Maw-Kuen; distinguished research fellow and director, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China)

ZIV, Jacob; distinguished professor and Herman Gross Professor of Electrical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa (Israel)

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