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National Academy of Sciences Elects Harvard Faculty Members

5.1.13

The National Academy of Sciences today announced the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates, among them eight Harvard faculty members:

Mitzi I. Kuroda, professor of medicine and professor of genetics, Harvard Medical School (HMS);

Ramesh Narayan, Cabot professor of the natural sciences, department of astronomy, Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS);

Norbert Perrimon, Stillman professor of developmental biology, HMS;

Daniel L. Schacter, Kenan professor of psychology, FAS (read about his recent recent research on memory and online learning);

Beth A. Simmons, Dillon professor of international affairs, FAS;

Gerhard Wagner, Blout professor of biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology, HMS;

Fred M. Winston, Andrus professor of genetics and tutor in biochemical sciences, HMS and FAS; and

Horng-Tzer Yau, professor of mathematics, FAS.

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