National Academy of Sciences members and foreign associates elected

May 3rd, 2012
The National Academy of Sciences today announced the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 15 countries in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Those elected today bring the total number of active members to 2,152 and the total number of foreign associates to 430. Foreign associates are nonvoting members of the Academy, with citizenship outside the United States.

Newly elected members and their affiliations at the time of election are:

Athey, Susan; professor, department of economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Bardeen, James M.; professor, department of physics, University of Washington, Seattle

Bartels, Larry M.; Shayne Chair of Public Policy and Social Science and professor of political science, department of political science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.

Beam, Kurt G.; professor, department of physiology and biophysics, University of Colorado, Aurora

Bell, John B.; senior staff scientist and group leader, Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering, E.O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif.

Bhagwati, Jagdish N.; Arthur Lehman Professor of Economics and professor of political science, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York City

Bialek, William; John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor in Physics and member, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.

Blake, Randolph; Centennial Professor, department of psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.

Bonini, Nancy; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Lucille B. Williams Professor of Biology, department of biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Brantley, Susan L.; Distinguished Professor of Geosciences, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Canup, Robin M.; associate vice president, Planetary Sciences Directorate, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colo.

Carlson, John; Higgins Professor, department of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

Carlson, Richard W.; staff member, department of terrestrial magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C.

Chagnon, Napoleon A.; professor emeritus, department of anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Chang, Yuan; professor of pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

Chiu, Wah; Alvin Romansky Professor of Biochemistry, National Center for Macromolecular Imaging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Christodoulou, Demetrios; professor of mathematics and physics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Clark, Andrew G.; professor, department of molecular biology and genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

Debenedetti, Pablo G.; Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science and professor of chemical and biological engineering, department of chemical and biological engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.

Deisseroth, Karl; associate professor of bioengineering and psychiatry, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

DePinho, Ronald A.; president, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

DeSimone, Joseph M.; Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, department of chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh

Dong, Xinnian; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Arts and Sciences Endowed Professor of Biology, department of biology, Duke University, Durham, N.C.

Dove, Patricia; C.P. Miles Professor of Science, department of geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg

Dreyfuss, Gideon; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor, department of biochemistry and biophysics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia

Dweck, Carol S.; Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, department of psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

Eichler, Evan E.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor of genome sciences, department of genome sciences, University of Washington, Seattle

Eigler, Donald M.; IBM Fellow, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, Calif.

Englund, Paul T.; professor of biological chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Fearon, James D.; Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, department of political science, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

Fisher, Matthew P.; professor, Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics and department of physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Fleming, Wendell H.; University Professor Emeritus, division of applied mathematics, Brown University, Providence, R.I.

Galán, Jorge E.; Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbiology, department of microbiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

Garcia, K. Christopher; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor, departments of molecular and cellular physiology and of structural biology, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

Gelman, Susan; Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor of Psychology, department of psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Goodenough, John B.; Centennial Professor of Engineering, Texas Materials Institute, The University of Texas, Austin

Green, Rachel; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor, department of molecular biology and genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Groves, John T.; professor, department of chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.

Hahn, Beatrice H.; professor, departments of medicine and microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Hannon, Gregory J.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.

Hartwig, John F.; professor of chemistry and Henry Rapoport Chair in Organic Chemistry, department of chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

Henkin, Tina; professor, department of microbiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus

Kauffmann, Guinevere; C3 Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany

Klee, Harry J.; professor, Eminent Scholar, and Dickman Chair for Tomato Improvement, department of horticultural sciences and plant molecular and cellular biology program, University of Florida, Gainesville

Lee, Se-Jin; professor, department of molecular biology and genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Levin, Bruce R.; Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor, department of biology, Emory University, Atlanta

Lewin, Harris A.; Vice Chancellor for Research and Robert and Rosabel Osborne Endowed Chair in Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis

Liskov, Barbara H.; Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

Lovász, László; professor, Mathematical Institute, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary, and visiting professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J.

Luo, Liqun; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor, department of biology, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

Malinow, Roberto; professor, department of neuroscience, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla

McCay, Bonnie J.; Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, department of human ecology, Rutgers University of New Jersey, New Brunswick

Merchant, Sabeeha; professor, department of chemistry and biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Moore, Patrick S.; director, cancer virology program, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and professor, department of microbiology and molecular genetics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

Nelson, Ann E.; professor, department of physics, University of Washington, Seattle

Okounkov, Andrei; Samuel Eilenberg Professor of Mathematics, department of mathematics, Columbia University, New York City

Olvera de la Cruz, Monica; director, Materials Research Center, Lawyer Taylor Professor, department of materials science and engineering, and professor of chemistry, department of chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

Ong, Nai Phuan; director, Princeton Center for Complex Materials, and Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics, department of physics, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.

Parker, Roy; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Regents' Professor, department of molecular and cellular biology, University of Arizona, Tucson

Pavletich, Nikola P.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and member, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City

Power, Mary; professor, department of integrative biology, University of California, Berkeley

Ptáček, Louis J.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and John C. Coleman Distinguished Professorship in Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of California, San Francisco

Raikhel, Natasha V.; Distinguished Professor of Plant Cell Biology and director, Center for Plant Cell Biology, department of botany and plant sciences, University of California, Riverside

Raudenbush, Stephen W.; Lewis-Sebring Distinguished Service Professor, department of sociology, The University of Chicago

Rieke, Marcia J.; Regents' Professor of Astronomy, department of astronomy, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Tucson

Rikihisa, Yasuko; professor, department of veterinary biosciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus

Rudensky, Alexander; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor, immunology program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City

Sadoulet, Bernard; professor, department of physics, University of California, Berkeley

Sanchez, Pedro A.; director, tropical agriculture and rural environment, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, Palisades, N.Y.

Selker, Eric U.; professor of biology, department of biology, University of Oregon, Eugene

Simberloff, Daniel; Nancy Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, department of ecology and evolutionary biology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Skinner, James L.; Joseph O. and Elizabeth S. Hirschfelder Professor of Chemistry, department of chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Storz, Gisela T.; senior investigator and deputy director, cell biology and metabolism program, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

Strick, Peter L.; co-director, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, and professor, departments of neurobiology and psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

Suresh, Subra; director, National Science Foundation, Arlington, Va.

Tibshirani, Robert J.; professor of health research and statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

Townsend, Robert M.; Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics, department of economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

Wahr, John M.; fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, and professor of distinction, department of physics, University of Colorado, Boulder

Williams, Ruth J.; Charles Lee Powell Distinguished Professor, department of mathematics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla

Wimmer, Eckard A.F.; Distinguished Professor, department of molecular genetics and microbiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y.

Young, Richard A.; professor of biology, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

Young, William R.; professor of physical oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla

Zeder, Melinda A.; senior research scientist and curator of old world archaeology, department of anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.

Zhuang, Xiaowei; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor of chemistry and chemical biology and of physics, department of chemistry and chemical biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Newly elected foreign associates, their affiliations at the time of election, and their country of citizenship are:

Allen, F. James; professor of archaeology emeritus, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia (Australia)

Andersson, Leif; professor in functional genomics, department of medical biochemistry and microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (Sweden)

Barbacid, Mariano; director, Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO), Madrid (Spain)

Chow, Louise; professor of biochemistry and molecular genetics and senior scientist, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Taiwan)

Clarke, John; professor, department of physics, University of California, Berkeley (United Kingdom)

Coupland, George; director, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany (United Kingdom)

Diederich, François N.; professor of organic chemistry, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, department of chemistry and applied biosciences, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (Luxembourg)

Duboule, Denis; professor of biology, department of zoology and animal biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland (Switzerland/France)

Frith, Uta; Research Foundation Professor, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark (Germany)

Geim, Andre; Langworthy Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom (Netherlands)

Guillén, Sonia; director, Centro Mallqui, Bioarchaeology Research Center, Ilo, Lima, Peru (Peru)

Kanamori, Hiroo; John E. and Hazel S. Smits Professor of Geophysics Emeritus, division of geological and planetary sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Japan)

Leyser, Ottoline; associate director, The Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom (United Kingdom)

Rinaldo, Andrea; professor of environmental engineering and director, Ecohydrology Laboratory, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, and professor of civil engineering, University of Padova, Padova, Italy (Italy)

Rizzolatti, Giacomo; professor of human physiology, department of neuroscience, University of Parma, Parma, Italy (Italy)

Sakaguchi, Shimon; professor, Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan (Japan)

Sansonetti, Philippe; professor, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (France)

Udalski, Andrzej; director, Warsaw University Observatory, and professor, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland (Poland)

Yam, Vivian Wing Wah; Philip Wong Wilson Wong Professor in Chemistry and Energy, department of chemistry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (China)

Yanagida, Mitsuhiro; professor, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Okinawa, and professor (special task), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (Japan)

Zhang, Jie; professor and president, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China (China)

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