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Dr. Loren Rieseberg, BRC Director is Elected to US National Academy of Sciences

April 27, 2020

Our Director was elected to the US National Academy of Sciences today. This is a gigantic honor recognizing his outsized contribution to evolutionary biology. 

Congratulations, Loren!

More info can be found here:

National Academy of Sciences Elects New Members

WASHINGTON — The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of 120 members and 26 international members in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Those elected today bring the total number of active members to 2,403 and the total number of international members to 501. International members are nonvoting members of the Academy, with citizenship outside the United States.

The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit institution that was established under a congressional charter signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. It recognizes achievement in science by election to membership, and—with the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Medicine—provides science, engineering, and health policy advice to the federal government and other organizations.

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