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Top University of Maryland School of Medicine Genomics Scientist Claire M. Fraser, PhD, Appointed President-Elect of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
January 8, 2019
Dr. Fraser, a Pioneer in Genomic Medicine, Named to Top Position at One of the World’s Leading Scientific Organizations
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that Claire M. Fraser, PhD, a pioneer in the field of microbial genomics, who is the Dean’s Endowed Professor, Department of Medicine, and Director of the Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS), has been chosen as president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS is the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting edge research through its Science family of journals.
Fraser is among the 114 officers selected during the 2018 election, AAAS announced today. She will begin her term on February 18 after the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., serving for one year as president-elect, one year as president and one year as chair of the AAAS Board of Directors.
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