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2016 Fellows

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AAAS proudly congratulates the newly elected 2016 Fellows! In October 2016, the AAAS Council elected 391 members as Fellows of AAAS. Election as a Fellow honors members whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications in service to society have distinguished them among their peers and colleagues. Presented by section affiliation, they are:


Michael F. Antolin, Colorado State University
David R. Benson, University of Connecticut
Kelly A. Brayton, Washington State University
Steven D. Clouse, National Science Foundation
Katrien M. Devos, University of Georgia
Markus Flury, Washington State University
Walter Gassmann, University of Missouri
Maria Lucia Ghirardi, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Alice C. Harmon, University of Florida
Stephen H. Howell, Iowa State University
Howard S. Judelson, University of California, Riverside
Pal Maliga, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
B. Gail McLean, U.S. Department of Energy
P.V. Vara Prasad, Kansas State University
Karen-Beth Goldberg Scholthof, Texas A&M University
Bir Bahadur Singh, Texas A&M University
Wallace E. Tyner, Purdue University
Rajeev K. Varshney, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (India)
Guo-Liang Wang, Ohio State University
Rongling Wu, Pennsylvania State University


Tom Boellstorff, University of California, Irvine
Anthony Di Fiore, University of Texas at Austin
Nathaniel J. Dominy, Dartmouth College
Owen K. Mason, Geoarch Alaska/University of Colorado Boulder
William M. Maurer, University of California, Irvine
Karen R. Rosenberg, University of Delaware
Gary T. Schwartz, Arizona State University
Mary S. Willis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


William J. Borucki, NASA Ames Research Center
Edward J. Groth, Princeton University
Nancy A. Levenson, Space Telescope Science Institute
Barbara Sue Ryden, Ohio State University
David R. Soderblom, Space Telescope Science Institute
Snežana Stanimirović, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Curtis John Struck, Iowa State University
Rosemary F.G. Wyse, Johns Hopkins University


Robert W. Corell, Global Environment and Technology Foundation/University of the Arctic (Norway)
Konstantine P. Georgakakos, Hydrologic Research Center/Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Steven M. Gorelick, Stanford University
W. Andrew Jackson, Texas Tech University
Cindy Lee, Stony Brook University
Venkatachalam Ramaswamy, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Jiří Šimůnek, University of California, Riverside
Lynne D. Talley, Scripps Institution of Oceanography/University of California, San Diego
Hanqin Tian, Auburn University
Eric F. Wood, Princeton University
Renyi Zhang, Texas A&M University


John Howard Adams, University of South Florida
Charles D. Amsler, University of Alabama at Birmingham
José M. Argüello, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ralph B. Arlinghaus, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Steven N. Austad, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Paul Babitzke, Pennsylvania State University
Ian Thomas Baldwin, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology (Germany)
Jill S. Baron, U.S. Geological Survey
Welcome W. Bender, Harvard Medical School
Patricia E. Berg, George Washington University
Eleanor A. Blakely, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
George S. Bloom, University of Virginia
David L. Brautigan, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Volker P. Brendel, Indiana University
David Alan Brow, University of Wisconsin-Madison
John E. Burris, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Hannah V. Carey, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Junjie Chen, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Suzie Chen, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Xiaodong Cheng, University of Texas Health Science Center
Janice E. Clements, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Robert A. Copeland, Epizyme, Inc.
William A. Cramer, Purdue University
William A. Cresko, University of Oregon
Thomas E. Dever, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH
James Andrew DeWoody, Purdue University
Michael B. Elowitz, California Institute of Technology/Howard Hughes Medical Institute
John J. Ewel, University of Florida
Stephen P. A. Fodor, 13.8, Inc.
Kathleen R. Foltz, University of California, Santa Barbara
David A. Fruman, University of California, Irvine
Phillip "Andy" Futreal, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
George Fu Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences/Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
David Moore Glover, University of Cambridge (UK)
Barbara Lynn Golden, Purdue University
Joel Mitchell Goodman, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Steven R. Goodman, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Max E. Gottesman, Columbia University
Geoffrey L. Greene, University of Chicago
Wei Gu, Columbia University
Xun Gu, Iowa State University
Phyllis Ida Hanson, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Jeffrey Field Harper, University of Nevada, Reno
Jack Jacek Hawiger, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Wolf-Dietrich Heyer, University of California, Davis
Timothy T. Hla, Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Robert Dan Holt, University of Florida
Karen W. Hughes, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Neil Hunter, University of California, Davis/Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Jerard Hurwitz, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Sue L. Jaspersen, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Henry B. John-Alder, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Monica J. Justice, The Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto (Canada)
Yibin Kang, Princeton University
Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma
Terri Goss Kinzy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Mark Kirkpatrick, University of Texas at Austin
Yuan-Chuan Lee, Johns Hopkins University
Jane Barbara Lian, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Jon Martin Lindstrom, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Michael C. Lorenz, University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston
Michael S. Marks, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute/University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Sarah Mathews, Australian National Herbarium, CSIRO
Glenn Merlino, National Cancer Institute/NIH
Peter B. Moyle, University of California, Davis
Gregory M. Mueller, Chicago Botanic Garden
Mary C. Mullins, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Mona Nemer, University of Ottawa (Canada)
Kathleen J. Newton, University of Missouri
Krishna K. Niyogi, Howard Hughes Medical Institute/University of California, Berkeley/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Ann Carol Palmenberg, University of Wisconsin-Madison
David Patterson, University of Denver
James C. Paulson, The Scripps Research Institute
Debra P.C. Peters, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Anne L. Plant, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Clifton A. Poodry, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Kathleen Postle, Pennsylvania State University
A. Gururaj Rao, Iowa State University
John Franklin Rawls, Duke University
Monica Roth, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Karla J. F. Satchell, Northwestern University
Martin A. Schwartz, Yale University
Phillip Andrew Scott, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Zu-Hang Sheng, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke /NIH
Ali Shilatifard, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
James J. Smith, Michigan State University
Patricia A. Sobecky, University of Alabama
John R. Speakman, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)/University of Aberdeen (UK)
Jonathan P. Staley, University of Chicago
Janet L. Stein, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Carol A. Stepien, University of Toledo/NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
Gary D. Stormo, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Surachai Supattapone, Dartmouth College
Dean G. Tang, Roswell Park Cancer Institute/University at Buffalo, SUNY
Ross A. Virginia, Dartmouth College
Sharlene C. Weatherwax, U.S. Department of Energy
Alissa M. Weaver, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Steven A. Whitham, Iowa State University
Michael Robert Willig, University of Connecticut
Donald R. Zak, University of Michigan


James B. Ames, University of California, Davis
Paul A. Aristoff, Aristoff Consulting
Raymond Dean Astumian, University of Maine
Lisa M. Berreau, Utah State University
R. Morris Bullock, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Mark R. Chance, Case Western Reserve University
Jorge L. Colón, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
Catherine E. Costello, Boston University School of Medicine
Gerard Charles Dismukes, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Jean-Pol Dodelet, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) (Canada)
Patrick H. Dussault, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
David Fielder Eaton, Light Insights, LLC
Irving Robert Epstein, Brandeis University
William H. Green, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
István T. Horváth, City University of Hong Kong
Hilkka Inkeri Kenttämaa, Purdue University
Craig W. Lindsley, Vanderbilt University
Fred Edward Lytle, Indigo BioAutomation
Julie T. Millard, Colby College
Stephen L. Morgan, University of South Carolina
James Henderson Naismith, University of St. Andrews (UK)/Sichuan University (China)
Thomas J. Pinnavaia, Michigan State University
Martyn Poliakoff, University of Nottingham (UK)
Robert Powers, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Chad M. Rienstra, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
William L. Schinski, Chevron (Retired)
Diane Grob Schmidt, University of Cincinnati
David K. Shuh, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Brock Spencer, Beloit College
Hans-Peter Steinrück, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
Tjerk P. Straatsma, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dean J. Tantillo, University of California, Davis
Donald A. Tomalia, NanoSynthons LLC/University of Pennsylvania/Virginia Commonwealth University
Shiou-Chuan (Sheryl) Tsai, University of California, Irvine
David H. Waldeck, University of Pittsburgh
Daniel John Weix, University of Rochester
Hong-Cai "Joe" Zhou, Texas A&M University


Luisa A. DiPietro, University of Illinois at Chicago
Christopher H. Fox, International and American Associations for Dental Research
Arthur R. Hand, University of Connecticut
Michael Lansdell Paine, University of Southern California


Amy L. Chang, American Society for Microbiology
Florence Dowdell Fasanelli, AAAS (Retired)
Mary Anne Holmes, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Judith Marie Iriarte-Gross, Middle Tennessee State University
William F. McComas, University of Arkansas
Linda L. Slakey, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Eric Paul Wiertelak, Macalester College


Chandra Mauli Agrawal, University of Texas at San Antonio
Kaustav Banerjee, University of California, Santa Barbara
Michael Bass, University of Central Florida
Kamran Behdinan, University of Toronto (Canada)
Gerald M. Borsuk, Naval Research Laboratory
Susmita Bose, Washington State University
Alexander N. Cartwright, State University of New York
Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University
Jianjun Cheng, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Simon R. Cherry, University of California, Davis
Brian T. Cunningham, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
David Darwin, University of Kansas
Peter Francis Davies, University of Pennsylvania
Z. Hugh Fan, University of Florida
Philippe M. Fauchet, Vanderbilt University
James H. Garrett, Jr., Carnegie Mellon University
Roger Ghanem, University of Southern California
David Arthur Gough, University of California, San Diego
Ashwani K. Gupta, University of Maryland, College Park
Chih-Ming Ho, University of California, Los Angeles
Hongxing Jiang, Texas Tech University
Ali Khounsary, Illinois Institute of Technology
Ilona Kretzschmar, City College of City University of New York
Sidney Leibovich, Cornell University
Frank L. Lewis, University of Texas at Arlington
Xuelong Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zheng-Hong Lu, University of Toronto (Canada)
Carmen S. Menoni, Colorado State University
Matthew W. Ohland, Purdue University
Jeffrey Alan Packer, University of Toronto (Canada)
Joan M. Redwing, Pennsylvania State University
Paul Sajda, Columbia University
Kamal Sarabandi, University of Michigan
Mohammad Shahidehpour, Illinois Institute of Technology
Michael J. Solomon, University of Michigan
Yu Sun, University of Toronto (Canada)
Mason B. Tomson, Rice University
Judson W. Virden, Jr., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Xin Zhang, Boston University
Wei Hong (Katie) Zhong, Washington State University
Yimei Zhu, Brookhaven National Laboratory


Paul G. Heltne, Chicago Academy of Sciences
Igor Linkov, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center


Bryan Charles Chakoumakos, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Peter U. Clark, Oregon State University
Henry J. B. Dick, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Michelle Anne Kominz, Western Michigan University
Zhe-Xi Luo, University of Chicago
Stephen J. Mackwell, Universities Space Research Association
Alan C. Mix, Oregon State University
Bruce L. Rhoads, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
John W. Valley, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Herman B. Zimmerman, National Science Foundation (Retired)


Heather E. Douglas, University of Waterloo (Canada)
Michael A. Osborne, Oregon State University
Susan G. Sterrett, Wichita State University


Baohua Gu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory/University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Harald Hess, Janelia Farm Research Campus, HHMI


Divyakant Agrawal, University of California, Santa Barbara
Rajeev Alur, University of Pennsylvania
Philip A. Bernstein, Microsoft Research
Elisa Bertino, Purdue University
Vijayakumar Bhagavatula, Carnegie Mellon University
Ronald F. Boisvert, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Lynn Conway, University of Michigan
Inderjit S. Dhillon, University of Texas at Austin
Dmitry B. Goldgof, University of South Florida
Ramesh C. Jain, University of California, Irvine
Frederick E. Petry, Naval Research Laboratory
Eugene Santos, Jr., Dartmouth College
Howard E. Shrobe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Larry Lee Smarr, University of California, San Diego
Diane L. Souvaine, Tufts University
Josep Torrellas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Gene Tsudik, University of California, Irvine
Zhi-Hua Zhou, Nanjing University (China)
Wenwu Zhu, Tsinghua University (China)


Jonathan David Bobaljik, University of Connecticut
Shari R. Speer, Ohio State University
Dieter Wunderlich, Center for General Linguistics (Germany)


James W. Cogdell, Ohio State University
Robert M. Guralnick, University of Southern California
David Kinderlehrer, Carnegie Mellon University
Santiago Schnell, University of Michigan


Stephen J. Brandt, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
David E. Briles, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Powel H. Brown, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Wendy Cozen, University of Southern California
Wael El-Rifai, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Andrew R. Hoffman, Stanford University Medical Center
Eugenie S. Kleinerman, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Edison Tak-Bun Liu, The Jackson Laboratory
Peter Lobel, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Charles J. Lockwood, University of South Florida
Robert L. MacDonald, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Joseph Bernard Margolick, Johns Hopkins University
Christopher J. Molloy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Jeffrey N. Myers, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Martin G. Myers, Jr., University of Michigan
Liise-anne Pirofski, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
David Brent Polk, University of Southern California/Children's Hospital Los Angeles
David T. Scadden, Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital
Michael D. Schneider, Imperial College London (UK)
Dong Moon Shin, Emory University
Lawrence Steinman, Stanford University School of Medicine
Terrence L. Stull, Phoenix Children's Research Institute
David J. Tweardy, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Thomas J. Walsh, Weill Cornell Medicine
Joe Brice Weinberg, Duke University Medical Center
Edward T.H. Yeh, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Jia Long Zhuo, University of Mississippi Medical Center


Jesús Avila, CSIC-Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)
Azad Bonni, Washington University in St. Louis
Roger James Colbran, Vanderbilt University
Charles August Greer, Yale University School of Medicine
Kristen M. Harris, University of Texas at Austin
Daniel Johnston, University of Texas at Austin
Yueming Li, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Kenneth Paul Mackie, Indiana University
Elly Nedivi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ardem Patapoutian, The Scripps Research Institute
Henry L. Paulson, University of Michigan
Gary Edward Pickard, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Martin C. Raff, University College London (UK)
Clifton W. Ragsdale, University of Chicago
Laura P.W. Ranum, University of Florida
Nina Felice Schor, University of Rochester Medical Center
Amita Sehgal, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Leslie P. Tolbert, University of Arizona
Benjamin L. Wolozin, Boston University School of Medicine


Per Artursson, Uppsala University (Sweden)
Ah-Ng Tony Kong, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Shyam S. Mohapatra, University of South Florida
James M. O'Donnell, University at Buffalo, SUNY
Craig K. Svensson, Purdue University


John R. Arrington, Argonne National Laboratory
Luis Balicas, Florida State University
Alice Bean, University of Kansas
John Michael Blondin, North Carolina State University
Andrea Cavalleri, Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (Germany)
Bradley B. Cox, University of Virginia
Scott A. Crooker, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Steven T. Cundiff, University of Michigan
David J. Dean, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Jerry P. Draayer, Louisiana State University
Henry O. Everitt III, U.S. Army
Jonathan L. Feng, University of California, Irvine
Mary K. Gaillard, University of California, Berkeley/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berend T. Jonker, Naval Research Laboratory
Wolfgang Ketterle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dennis K. Killinger, University of South Florida
Albert John Lazzarini, California Institute of Technology
Don Lincoln, Fermilab
William C. Louis III, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jay N. Marx, LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Howard S. Matis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
A. Alan Middleton, Syracuse University
Louis M. Pecora, Naval Research Laboratory
Hrvoje Petek, University of Pittsburgh
Kevin T. Pitts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
L. Ramdas Ram-Mohan, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Markus B. Raschke, University of Colorado
Brian C. Sales, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Jorge O. Sofo, Pennsylvania State University
Din Ping Tsai, Academia Sinica (Taiwan)
Brian D. Wirth, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Kun Yang, Florida State University
Arjun G. Yodh, University of Pennsylvania


Norma Graham, Columbia University
Ruben C. Gur, University of Pennsylvania
James Henry Howard, Jr., Catholic University of America
Elizabeth F. Loftus, University of California, Irvine
Ricardo Felipe Muñoz, Palo Alto University/University of California, San Francisco
Abigail J. Stewart, University of Michigan
Jyotsna Vaid, Texas A&M University
Bencie Woll, University College London (UK)


Douglas L. Anderton, University of South Carolina
Christopher B. Barrett, Cornell University
Richard T. Carson, University of California, San Diego
Holly Doremus, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Stanley Presser, University of Maryland, College Park


Clinton J. Andrews, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Brenda Ekwurzel, Union of Concerned Scientists
John S. Gardenier, National Center for Health Statistics (Retired)
Kaye Husbands Fealing, Georgia Institute of Technology


Alicia L. Carriquiry, Iowa State University
Michael R. Kosorok, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
George Ostrouchov, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Jane F. Pendergast, Duke University Medical Center
Dale L. Preston, HiroSoft International Corporation
Francisco J. Samaniego, University of California, Davis
Yu Shyr, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Hal S. Stern, University of California, Irvine
Anastasios A. Tsiatis, North Carolina State University
Xiao-Hua (Andrew) Zhou, University of Washington/Peking University (China)
Lixing Zhu, Hong Kong Baptist University/Beijing Normal University