Two Yale faculty named fellows of largest scientific society

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Yale scientists Charles A. Greer and Martin A. Schwartz have been named by their peers as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

The scientists will be among 391 new members recognized Feb. 18 at the AAAS annual meeting in Boston to honor their social or scientific efforts to advance science or its application.

The honorees are:

Charles August Greer, professor of neurosurgery and of neuroscience, for his work on development and function of the mammalian olfactory system, a model for understanding brain wiring and neural processing.

Martin A. Schwartz, the Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and professor of biomedical engineering and of cell biology, for his contributions to cell biology, particularly to understanding integrin signaling and mechanotransduction in vascular biology and medicine.

The AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.

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