Judith Kimble has been elected to a three-year term on the Council of the National Academy of Sciences, NAS announced on Feb. 12. Kimble is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and medical genetics at the UW-Madison. The NAS Council is the governing body of the National Academy of Sciences, an institution dedicated to providing science advice at virtually all levels. The full Council includes 12 councilors, who represent a broad range of scientific disciplines. Only four councilors are elected each year.
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