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10 Elected as AAAS Fellows, 2 from CBS

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  • Siobhan Brady elected as AAAS Fellows for distinguished contributions to plant biology.
  • 10 faculty from UC Davis are amount 502 elected fellows, 2 faculty from CBS including 1 from the UC Davis Genome Center.

This article originally appeared on the College of Biological Sciences News.

Ten faculty from UC Davis are among 502 newly elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the society announced today (April 18). AAAS fellows are scientists, engineers, and innovators who have been recognized for their achievements in science, including research, teaching, administration and science communication. 

Two faculty from the College of Biological Sciences were included in this year's fellows. Siobhan Brady, a professor in the Department of Plant Biology and the UC Davis Genome Center, and Mariel Vázquez, a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, and the Department of Mathematics. 

Their fellowship citations are as follows:

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Siobhan Brady
Professor in the Department of Plant Biology and the UC Davis Genome Center

For distinguished contributions to plant biology, particularly in understanding root cell type-specific response, and exemplary service to enhance inclusivity in the plant sciences.

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