Rosenberg Named 2010 AAAS Fellow
Dr. Susan Rosenberg, professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Named by their peers, AAAS fellows are recognized for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
A total of 503 fellows were recognized for 2010 and will be presented with a rosette pin Feb. 19 at the 2011 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The fellows will also be named in the Jan. 28, 2011 edition of the Journal Science.
Rosenberg holds the Ben F Love Chair in Cancer Research at BCM. Her research focuses on genetic mutations that drive evolution, cancer and bacterial infectivity. She is being honored by the AAAS for distinguished contributions in the area of genetics and mutagenesis.
She is the only BCM researcher named to be a fellow in 2010. Other BCM researchers who are AAAS fellows include Drs. Christie Ballantyne, Dennis Bier, Janet Butel, Thomas Caskey, Mary Estes, Robert Grossman, Adam Kuspa, James Lupski, Bert O’Malley, Salih Wakil John Howard Wilson and Huda Zoghbi.
Rosenberg was a recipient of the National Institutes of Health director’s Pioneer Award in September 2009 and the 2010 Biosphere and Humanity Medal from the Russian Scientific Society and Russian Academy of Medical Sciences.
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