Andy Knoll awarded the International Prize for Biology
August 31, 2018
We are delighted to announce the Professor Andy Knoll has been selected as this year's recipient of the International Prize for Biology by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Quoting wikipedia "The International Prize of Biology was created in 1985 to commemorate the 60-year reign of Emperor Shōwa of Japan and his longtime interest in and support of "Biology" and " is an annual award for "outstanding contribution to the advancement of research in fundamental biology." The Prize, although it is not always awarded to a biologist, is one of the most prestigious honours a natural scientist can receive." Andy will receive the award in Tokyo this November in the presence of the Emperor and Empress of Japan. please join us in congratulating Andy on this most prestigious and well-deserved honor.
Please join us in congratulating Dan Schrag on his election into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS). Founded in 1780, the AAAS "upholds the ideals of research and scholarship, creativity and imagination, intellectual exchange and civil discourse, and the relentless pursuit of knowledge in all its forms". Congratulations to Dan on this very significant and well deserved honor.