This February, BME core faculty member Fran Ligler was inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago. AAAS elevates members to the rank of Fellow for their efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished. Dr. Ligler was recognized for creating biosensor systems and fostering careers in interdisciplinary science and engineering.
Founded in 1848, AAAS includes 261 affiliated societies and academies of science serving 10 million people. AAAS is the publisher of the journal Science, among other journals, and began awarding the distinction of Fellow in 1874.
Please join us in offering Professor Ligler your warmest congratulations for this appropriately-bestowed honor!