The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has announced the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates, including several MBL course faculty and alumni. NAS members are elected by their peers in the Academy, in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original scientific research.
Belkaid, Yasmine (National Institutes of Health) — Faculty, Biology of Parasitism, 2008-2011
Bergmann, Dominique (Stanford University) — Alumna, Embryology, 1997
Buzsáki, György (New York University Langone Medical Center) — Faculty, Methods in Computational Neuroscience, 2009
Ginty, David D. (HHMI/Harvard Medical School) — Faculty, Neurobiology, 1999
Hatten, Mary E. (The Rockefeller University) — Alumna, Neurobiology 1975; Faculty, Neurobiology, 1986
Locksley, Richard M. (HHMI/University of California, San Francisco) — Faculty, Biology of Parasitism, 1991, 1993, 1994
Nunnari, Jodi M. (University of California, Davis) – Faculty, Physiology, 2016
Pringle, John Robert (Stanford University) — Alumnus, Embryology, 1964; Faculty, Frontiers in Host-Microbe Interactions, 2015
Sibley, L. David (Washington University School of Medicine) — Alumnus, Biology of Parasitism, 1983; Faculty, Biology of Parasitism, 1997-2000, 2013
Sprent, Jonathan (Garvan Institute of Medical Research) — Faculty, Molecular & Cell Immunology, 1988
Van Essen, David C. (Washington University School of Medicine) — Alumnus, Embryology, 1968
Since 1960, 263 members of MBL’s scientific community have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.