Peter Day, director of the Plant Breeding Institute in Cambridge, U.K., has been named director of the new Center for Biomolecular Research in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at Rutgers University's Cook College. Day, a leading authority in agricultural biotechnology, will take on his new position this summer. The new $30 million center is expected to open later this year.
Frederick P. Brooks Jr., professor of computer science at the University of North Carolina for the past 22 years, has been nominated to the National Science Board by President Reagan. Brooks has been an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University since 1959. In 1964 he was appointed professor of computer science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was named Kenan Professor of Computer Science there in 1975. Brooks' six-year appointment to the NSB will end in May 1992. The 24-member Board is the...
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