Bassler Wins Lounsbery Award
The National Academy of Sciences announced that Bonnie L. Bassler is the recipient of the Richard Lounsbery Award. Bassler is being honored for her pioneering discoveries of the universal use of chemical communication among bacteria and the elucidation of structural and regulatory mechanisms controlling bacterial assemblies. This prize recognizes extraordinary scientific achievement by French and American scientists in biology and medicine. For more on the Lounsbery Award, visit the NAS website.