Glittering prizes

May 19, 2000

New fellows elected to the Royal Society this year are: Michael Akam, University of Cambridge; James Binney, University of Oxford; Brice Bosnich, University of Chicago; Cyrus Chothia, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge; Peter Cresswell, Yale University School of Medicine; Alan Davison, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; John Denton, Cambridge; Warren Ewens, University of Pennsylvania, US; Michael Fasham, Southampton Oceanography Centre; Michael Ferguson, University of Dundee; Christopher Frith, University College London; Michel Goedert, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge;

Donald Grierson, University of Nottingham; Peter Hall, Australian National University; Alexander Halliday, ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Andrew Holmes, Cambridge; Roy Jackson, Princeton University, US; Bruce Joyce, Imperial College, London; Simon Laughlin, Cambridge; Peter Leadlay, Cambridge; Anthony Legon, University of Exeter; Robert Lloyd, University of Nottingham; Robert MacKay, University of Warwick; Thomas Martin, University of Melbourne, Australia; Kiyoshi Nagai, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge; Stuart Parkin, IBM Almaden Research Center, California, US; Ole Petersen, University of Liverpool; Madabusi Raghunathan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India; Tiruppattur Ramakrishnan, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; Michael Robb, King's College, London; Janet Rossant, University of Toronto, Canada; Patricia Simpson, CNRS, Strasbourg, France;

Harry Smith, University of Leicester; Peter Somogyi, Oxford; Martin Sweeting, University of Surrey; Brian Sykes, University of Alberta, Canada; James Edgar Till, University of Toronto; Paul Townsend, Cambridge; Alan Watson, University of Leeds; Ian Wilson, The Scripps Research Institute, California, US; John Woodhouse, Oxford; Adrian Wyatt, University of Exeter.

Foreign members elected to the Royal Society are: Grigory Barenblatt, University of California at Berkeley; Ronald Breslow, Columbia University, New York, US; Harry Gray, California Institute of Technology, US; Erwin Hahn, University of California at Berkeley; Martin Karplus, Harvard University, US; Mitsuhiro Yanagida, Kyoto University, Japan. Sir John Maddox KBE, formerly editor of Nature magazine, has been elected an honorary fellow.

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