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The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named three faculty members from the UW School of Medicine as AAAS Fellows:

  • Simon Hay, a professor of health metrics sciences and director of the Local Burden of Disease group at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, researches resolving infectious diseases in space and time in order to expose inequalities in health metrics and improve intervention strategies.
  • Michael Lagunoff, a professor of microbiology, studies Kaposi’s Sarcoma Herpesvirus, a virus that alters the cells lining blood and lymphatic vessels.
  • Raymond Monnat, Jr., a professor of pathology and genome sciences and an investigator at the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, studies DNA damage and repair mechanisms, genome instability, and its role in cancer and other conditions.

In addition, Harmit Malik, an investigator at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and an affiliate professor of genome sciences, was selected for his research on genetic conflict.

Read more about the UW faculty named AAAS Fellows on UW News.