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Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2002 - Autumn


The National Academy of Sciences announced in April the election of its new members and foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Among the honorees was Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D., professor and chair of immunobiology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. Flavell is known for his work on the structure and expression of eukaryotic genes, his studies of critical genes of the immune system and the application of genetic approaches to the study of immune function in vivo.