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The National Academy of Sciences elects SciLifeLab researcher Kerstin Lindblad-Toh

Published: 2020-05-07


Uppsala University researcher and former SciLifeLab co-director Kerstin Lindblad-Toh is one of the newest additions to the National Academy of Sciences.

The National Academy of Sciences is a prestigious organization with head office in Washington D.C., USA, and 2403 active members worldwide. It was founded in 1863 by Abraham Lincoln, and have since then housed many famous scientists as members, such as Albert Einstein and Frances Arnold.

”For me as a researcher, being elected by the National Academy of Sciences is an extremely great honour, for which I am very grateful. I see it as confirmation that my scientific results are important, and above all, it is a message that really spurs me on for the future. At the same time, I would like to thank the many lab members and collaboration partners who helped with these studies”, says Kerstin Lindblad-Toh in a press-release from UU.

Photo: Uppsala University