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Bonnie Bassler elected to the American Philosophical Society

The American Philosophical Society (APS ) announces the election of 35 new members in its April 2012 meeting. Bonnie Bassler, HHMI Investigator and Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, has been elected among the five new members in the category of biological sciences.

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Professor Bonnie Bassler Elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society

Bonnie L. Bassler

Bonnie Bassler has made seminal studies on the process of cell-cell signaling in bacteria that have revolutionised the study of microbiology. Her work has transformed the way in which we consider bacterial cell interactions in nature.

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Wai-Leung Ng Awarded K22 Career Award

Wai-Leung NgDr. Wai-Leung Ng, a postdoctoral fellow in the Bassler lab, was awarded the K22 career award for this project Signal Transduction in the Major Quorum-Sensing Circuit of Vibrio cholera.

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Faculty Award: Bassler to receive L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

Bonnie Bassler and Unesco/Loreal Award

Princeton University professor Bonnie Bassler was among five scientists worldwide selected to receive the 2012 For Women in Science Award presented by UNESCO and cosmetics company L'Oréal. The award, now in its 14th year, recognizes women whose work promotes the advancement of science. Bassler and her fellow honorees will receive their awards and a prize of $100,000 during a March 22 ceremony at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

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Obama to nominate Princeton's Bassler for National Science Board

Bonnie Bassler

President Barack Obama will nominate Princeton University molecular biologist Bonnie Bassler to serve as a member of the National Science Board, which oversees the National Science Foundation, the major source of federal funding for scientific research.

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