Lila Gierasch elected to National Academy of Sciences

Lila M. Gierasch, Distinguished Professor in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Chemistry departments, was elected into the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The NAS is charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology. Lila is one of 100 new members that were elected this year, and one of 40 newly elected women (the most women ever elected to the NAS in any one year to date).