Leonie Moyle and Irene Newton, both professors in the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Biology at Indiana University Bloomington, have been elected to the newest class of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. It is one of the most distinguished honors within the scientific community, recognizing them for their outstanding contributions to the progress of science and research.
The AAAS noted a citation of merit for each of the new fellows:
- Moyle—for elucidating the links between genetic and ecological causes of speciation in plants.
- Newton—for distinguished contributions to the molecular, microbial, and evolutionary biology of symbioses.