Bassler Wins L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Award in Life Sciences

Bassler Wins L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Award in Life Sciences
National Academy of Sciences member Bonnie L. Bassler has been selected as the 2012 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Laureate for North America. Bassler was chosen for her work in understanding chemical communication between bacteria and its use in developing anti-bacterial therapies to combat infectious disease.”


Source: What’s New @ the National Academies

Bonnie Bassler is the recipient of the Richard Lounsbery Award

Date:  Jan. 20, 2011




Academy Honors 13 for Major Contributions to Science


WASHINGTON — The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) will honor 13 individuals with awards recognizing extraordinary scientific achievements in the areas of biology, chemistry, physics, economics and psychology.


The recipients for 2011 are:


Bonnie L. Bassler, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, and Squibb Professor in the department of molecular biology at Princeton University, 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 $50,000 prize recognizes extraordinary scientific achievement by French and American scientists in biology and medicine.”

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