Kathy Gould elected as an AAAS Fellow

February 8, 2012

"In November 2011, the AAAS Council elected 539 members as Fellows of AAAS. These individuals will be recognized for their contributions to science and technology at the Fellows Forum to be held on 18 February 2012 during the AAAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. The new Fellows will receive a certificate and a blue and gold rosette as a symbol of their distinguished accomplishments."

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See also: Vanderbilt sets record for number of new AAAS fellows

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Kathleen Gould and her colleagues are studying genetic mutations in fission yeast to better understand the molecular mechanisms that regulate cell division, particularly cytokinesis, the final event of the cell cycle. Image shows fission yeast cytokinesis mutants with the multiple nuclei stained blue, spindle pole bodies pink, and F-actin patches green. (Courtesy Adam Bohnert.)