Washington, DC – February 16, 2021 – In February, the American Academy of Microbiology (Academy) elected 65 new Fellows to the Class of 2021. (see full release)
Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the ASM, are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. The Academy received 150 nominations this year and elected 65 into the 2021 Fellowship Class.
There are over 2,500 Fellows in the Academy representing all subspecialties of the microbial sciences and involved in basic and applied research, teaching, public health, industry, and government service
The following fellows are recipients of the Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease program:
- Maurizio Del Poeta, M.D., Stony Brook University (2002)
- Sarah Fortune, M.D., Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (2012)
- Tobias Hohl, M.D., Ph.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2014)
- Joseph Mougous, Ph.D., University of Washington (2011)
- Victor Torres, Ph.D., New York University School of Medicine (2014)
Dr. Silvia Moreno, Ph.D., University of Georgia received a 1999 New Investigator in Molecular Parasitology award from the Fund.