5 Professors Elected AAAS Fellows
Five faculty members associated with Dartmouth’s Arts & Sciences Graduate Programs were named 2011 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
- Duane Compton, senior associate dean of research and professor of biochemistry at Dartmouth Medical School (DMS), heads a graduate research group which examines chromosome segregation during cell division.
- Russell Hughes, the Frank R. Mori Professor of Chemistry, has led a graduate research group at Dartmouth since 1976.
- Lee Lynd, the Paul E. and Joan H. Queneau Distinguished Professor in Environmental Engineering Design, conducts research on the production of energy from plant biomass at the Thayer School of Engineering.
- Jason Moore, the Third Century Professor as well as professor of genetics and of community and family medicine at DMS, runs a graduate research lab which studies biodefense, gene-fuction, and gene-gene and gene-environment interactions.
- George O’Toole is professor of microbiology and immunology. Professor O’Toole runs a graduate research lab which examines microbial communities known as biofilms.
For more on Dartmouth’s 2011 AAAS fellows, visit the Dartmouth Now.