MBIB Scientist Named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science
November 21, 2016
Krishna K. Niyogi, a faculty scientist affiliated with the Molecular Biophysics & Integrated Bioimaging Division was among the five Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)-affiliated researchers elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this week. This honor is bestowed for distinguished and continuing achievements in advancing science to serve society. Elected to the Biological Sciences section, Niyogi was recognized for his “pioneering investigation of the regulation of photosynthesis and mechanisms of photoprotection in plants and algae.” He is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor in the department of plant and microbial biology at UC Berkeley. Niyogi and Eleanor Blakely of the Biological Systems & Engineering Division are the two bioscientists named to this year’s class of 391 Fellows of the association. Read more at the Berkeley Lab News Center.