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Two NIH Scientists Elected to NAS

Dr. Susan Gottesman, chief of the biochemical genetics section of NCI's Laboratory of Molecular Biology, and Dr. Malcolm Martin, chief of NIAID's Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, were recently elected members of the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. A private organization of scientists and engineers dedicated to the furtherance of science, NAS was established by a congressional act of incorporation in 1863 as an official advisor to the federal government in matters of science and technology. Election to the academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded a U.S. scientist or engineer. The 1998 election brings the total number of current active NAS members to 1,798.

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