‚ÄčThe American Academy of Microbiology (Academy) is the honorific leadership group and scientific think tank within the American Society for Microbiology. The mission of the Academy is to recognize scientists for outstanding contributions to microbiology and provide microbiological expertise in the service of science and the public. The Academy is pleased to announce the 2024 governors' leadership election results. ASM and the Academy are excited to welcome this new leadership and look forward to serving the mission of the Academy with them.

Fellows Elected as Academy Governors

The governors set the Academy’s strategic direction, elect fellows to the Academy, develop new topics for colloquia and establish new programs and initiatives consistent with its overall mission. Those elected will begin their 3-year terms on July 1, 2024.

Divison Group 1

Karen C. Carroll, M.D.

Karen C. Carroll, M.D.

Professor of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Melissa Miller, Ph.D., D(ABMM), FAAM

Melissa Miller, Ph.D., D(ABMM), FAAM

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Divison Group 3

Paul Turner, Ph.D.

Paul Turner, Ph.D.

Rachel Carson Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University

Divison Group 4

Sean Crosson, Ph.D.

Sean Crosson, Ph.D.

Professor, Michigan State University

Fellows Elected to the Subcommittee on Elections

The Subcommittee on Elections (SoE) is charged to examine the credentials of nominees to fellowship and make election recommendations to the Academy Governors. Those elected will begin their 4-year terms on July 1, 2024.

Divison Group 1

Richard L. Hodinka, Ph.D.

Richard L. Hodinka, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Divison Group 2

Cammie Lesser, M.D., Ph.D.

Cammie Lesser, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor Medicine (Microbiology), Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Divison Group 3

Rodolphe Barrangou, Ph.D.

Rodolphe Barrangou, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor , North Carolina State University

Gemma Reguera, Ph.D.

Gemma Reguera, Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics , Michigan State University

Lisa Y. Stein, Ph.D.

Lisa Y. Stein, Ph.D.

Professor & Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Microbiology , University of Alberta, Canada

Divison Group 4

Shan-Lu Liu, M.D., Ph.D.

Shan-Lu Liu, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Program Co-director , The Ohio State University


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