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The National Academy of Sciences gathered more than 80 new members and 21 foreign associates into its fold yesterday (May 1), including numerous notable life science researchers. UPenn biologist Nancy Bonini, Yale University molecular biologist and olfaction researcher John Carlson, Baylor College of Medicine biochemist Wah Chiu, Princeton University biological engineer Pablo Debenedetti, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center President Ronald DePinho, and National Science Foundation Director Subra Suresh are included in the list of esteemed scientists and engineers.
The new National Academy inductees raise the total number of members to 2,152 and the total number of foreign associates, who are nonvoting members with citizenship outside the United States, to 430. View the complete list of the National Academy's newest members on the NAS website.