Seven University of Florida researchers have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.
This year, 489 members have been awarded this honor by AAAS because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. The tradition of AAAS Fellows began in 1874.
This year’s new Fellows bring UF’s total to 59. UF’s seven Fellows include:
- Geoffrey E. Dahl, professor in the UF/IFAS animal science department
- Rosemary Loria, chair of the UF/IFAS plant pathology department
- Rafael Muñoz-Carpena, professor in the department of agricultural and biological engineering
- Eric W. Triplett, chair of the microbiology and cell science department in UF/IFAS
- Nathalie A. Wall, professor in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering‘s Department of Materials Science and Engineering
- Julie A. Johnson, dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and distinguished professor of pharmacy and medicine
- Thomas D. Schmittgen, chair of the department of pharmaceutics in the UF College of Pharmacy and the V. Ravi Chandran professor of pharmaceutical sciences