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Four Appointed to NIGMS Council
Four new members were recently appointed to the National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council. They are:
Dr. Stanley Fields, professor of genome sciences and of medicine at the University of Washington, where he also serves as an adjunct professor of microbiology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. His research interests include developing analytical strategies for understanding protein function using Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Dr. Richard I. Morimoto, dean of the graduate school, associate provost for graduate education and professor in the department of biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology at Northwestern University. His research interests include heat shock gene transcription, stress responses and the biology of misfolded proteins in Caenorhabditis elegans and mammalian cells.
Dr. Virginia A. Zakian, Harry C. Wiess professor in the life sciences in the department of molecular biology at Princeton University. Zakian studies the structure and replication of eukaryotic chromosomes mainly using S. cerevisiae as a model organism.
Dr. Gregory R. Reyes, who recently retired as vice president of biological research, infectious diseases, oncology and gene therapy at Schering-Plough Research Institute in Kenilworth, N.J. His research interests there focused on the development of protease inhibitors for chronic hepatitis C and of CCR5 antagonists for HIV infection.
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