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Bonnie Bassler receives FASEB 2016 Excellence in Science Award

July 17, 2015

onnie Bassler has been selected for the FASEB 2016 Excellence in Science Award. According to the FASEB website, the award is "given in recognition of outstanding achievement by women in biological science.  Recipients are women whose career achievements have contributed significantly to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research."

Source - http://www.faseb.org/About-FASEB/Awards/Excellence-in-Science-Award.aspx

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Bonnie Bassler awarded Shaw Prize

June 11, 2015

The Shaw Prize Foundation announced on June 1st, 2015 that Bonnie Bassler will receive the 2015 Shaw Prize in Life Sciences and Medicine. She shares the prize with E. Peter Greenberg of the University of Washington "for their discovery of quorum sensing, a process whereby bacteria communicate with each other and which offers innovative ways to interfere with bacterial pathogens or to modulate the microbiome for health applications." For more see: Bonnie Bassler...

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Bassler lab welcomes new graduate students

June 1, 2015

Two new graduate students, Justin Silpe and Robert Scheffler, have joined the Bassler lab from the Department of Molecular Biology. Welcome to the lab, Justin and Robert!