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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Source: What’s New @ The National Academies

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Journals added to PubMed

The NLM Technical Bulletin dated March-April, 2008,  announces indexing coverage  for, and inclusion of 7 new journals, the most significant of which might beThe Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling and BMC Medical Physics.

NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2008, PubMed Central: New Journals Participating and New Content Added: