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Three NSF-funded Biologists Receive Prestigious MacArthur Fellowships

September 27, 2007

macarthur fellows Three National Science Foundation-funded biologists are among the 25 MacArthur Fellows for 2007: 1) Michael Elowitz, a molecular biologist at the California Institute of Technology; 2) Cheryl Hayashi, a spider silk biologist at the University of California, Riverside; and 3) Claire Kremen, a conservation biologist at the University of California, Berkely. Commonly known as the "genius award," the MacArthur Fellowship is one of the most prestigious awards in the nation. Full Story

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