National Academy of Sciences Elects New Members
Two NIH scientists are among the new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences announced on Apr. 27. A total of 120 members and 26 international members were elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Dr. John T. Schiller is deputy chief, Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, NIH distinguished investigator and head, neoplastic disease section, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Robert Tycko is senior investigator, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit institution that was established under a congressional charter signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. It recognizes achievement in science by election to membership and provides science, engineering and health policy advice to the federal government and other organizations.