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UNC-Chapel Hill scientists, researchers named 2021 AAAS fellows

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UNC-Chapel Hill scientists, researchers named 2021 AAAS fellows

Four UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members have been elected 2021 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The four were selected from this year’s class of 564 scientists, engineers, and innovators for their scientifically and socially distinguished achievements.

The new UNC-Chapel Hill fellows are Amy S. Gladfelter, professor of biology at the UNC Department of Biology in the College of Arts & Sciences and of cell biology and physiology in the UNC School of Medicine; David Margolis, the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology at the UNC School of Medicine, professor of epidemiology at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and director of the HIV Cure Center; Stephen V. Frye, the Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and director of the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery; and Alexander Victorovich Kabanov, the Mescal S. Ferguson Distinguished Professor and director of the Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

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