April 25, 2018
Past CBC symposium speaker, Melody Swartz, UChicago, elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Congratulations to Melody Swartz, UChicago, for being elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences! A CBC Community member, Swartz, was an invited speaker at the 9th Annual CBC Symposium (2011), titled “Engineering Biology: From Tools to Insights.”
Fifteen UChicago faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
UChicago News | April 18, 2018
Fifteen faculty members at the University of Chicago have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
UChicago has the most newly elected faculty members among universities and colleges. The scholars join a class of 213 individuals, announced April 18, which features world leaders, innovators and artists. This year’s class also includes President Barack Obama, a former scholar at the University of Chicago Law School; and seven UChicago alumni, including Carla Hayden, AM’77, PhD’87, the Librarian of Congress.
To read the entire list of the newly elected UChicago faculty CLICK HERE.
Among the 15 elected UChicago faculty is Melody Swartz, who, in 2011, was an invited speaker at the 9th Annual CBC Symposium, titled “Engineering Biology: From Tools to Insights.”
Melody Swartz is the William B. Ogden Professor of Molecular Engineering, with a joint appointment in the Ben May Department for Cancer Research. Her research focuses on how the lymphatic system affects and participates in the immune system—particularly its role in cancer – using engineering tools and approaches. She is a MacArthur Fellow, and her other honors include the Wendy Chaite Leadership Award in Lymphatic Research and the Wenner Prize from the Swiss Cancer League.
CBC joins in congratulations!
Adapted (with modifications) from UChicago News, published on April 18, 2018.