Mary Firestone, a faculty scientist with a secondary affiliation in the Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology Division and professor of soil microbiology at UC Berkeley’s Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, has been elected to The National Academy of Sciences. Election to the National Academy honors scientists who make distinguished and continuing achievements in their fields. Firestone’s research involves the fundamental understanding of soil microbial ecology, and its applications to problems such as global change, sustainability, and biodegradation. Learn more about the newly elected members in the NAS press release.
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