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34 from UC elected fellows of AAAS

Fellows include several in health sciences.

UC Irvine's Leslie Thompson is one of 34 new University of California-affiliated fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

UC Irvine's Leslie Thompson is one of 34 new University of California-affiliated fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

This year’s class of 388 new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science includes 34 affiliated with the University of California.

AAAS fellows are honored by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. New fellows affiliated with UC for 2014 are:

UC Berkeley

  • Kevin Edward Healy, engineering

UC Davis

  • Donald M. Bers, medical sciences
  • John P. Capitanio, psychology
  • Stephen P. Cramer, chemistry (also Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
  • Steven C. Currall, societal impacts of science and engineering
  • Katayoon (Katie) Dehesh, biological sciences
  • Fu-Tong Liu, medical sciences
  • Kevin C. Kent Lloyd, medical sciences
  • Julin N. Maloof, biological sciences
  • Frederick J. Meyers, medical sciences
  • James N. Seiber, agriculture, food and renewable resources

UC Irvine

  • Leslie Michels Thompson, neuroscience
  • Qing Nie, mathematics

UCLA

  • John A. Agnew, geology and geography
  • Gordon L. Fain, neuroscience
  • Oliver Hankinson, biological sciences

UC San Diego

  • Ronald S. Burton, biological sciences
  • Seth M. Cohen, chemistry
  • Jean-Bernard Minster, geology and geography
  • Bing Ren, biological sciences
  • Shankar Subramaniam, engineering
  • Mark H. Thiemens, atmosperic and hydrospheric sciences

UC San Francisco

  • Allan Balmain, biological sciences
  • Troy Edward Daniels, dentistry and oral health sciences

UC Santa Barbara

  • Glenn H. Fredrickson, engineering
  • Glenn E. Lucas, engineering
  • Scott T. Grafton, neuroscience
  • Craig Montell, neuroscience
  • William W. Murdoch, biological sciences

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • Stephen P. Cramer, chemistry (also UC Davis)
  • Norman Marvin Edelstein, chemistry
  • Glen Lambertson, physics

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  • Kenton J. Moody, chemistry

Los Alamos National Laboratory

  • Steven D. Conradson, chemistry
  • Bryan F. Henson, chemistry

AAAS members who have made scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications and who have been continuous members for the four years preceding their nomination are eligible for election as AAAS fellows.

Three current AAAS members who were previously elected AAAS fellows may nominate new AAAS fellows, though only one of the three sponsors may share the nominee’s affiliated institution and each AAAS fellow may sponsor no more than two nominees each year.

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