Four named AAAS fellows
Four Yale faculty members have been elevated to the rank of fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Arthur L. Horwich, M.D., professor of genetics and pediatrics, was honored for contributions to the understanding of the role of chaperonins in mediating protein folding.
John R. Carlson, Ph.D., the Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, was cited for contributions to the molecular neurobiology of olfaction.
Oswald J. Schmitz, Ph.D., the Oastler Professor of Population and Community Ecology in the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, was named a fellow for his contributions to the understanding the emergence and maintenance of ecosystem structure and functioning, and for relating ecosystem patterns to individual behaviors.
Kurt W. Zilm, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and chemical engineering, was named a fellow for his applications of solid-state NMR spectroscopy to molecular structure and reaction mechanism determination.