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Carolina faculty members who have been elected members of the National Academy of Sciences:

Ralph S. Baric, PhD (elected 2021)

William Rand Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor, Epidemiology; Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Kerry S. Bloom, PhD (elected 2021)

Thad L. Beyle Distinguished Professor and Chair, Biology

Maurice Brookhart, PhD (elected 2001)

William Rand Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Chemistry

Frederick Brooks Jr., PhD (elected 2001)

Kenan Professor Emeritus, Computer Science (retired)

Jeffrey L. Dangl, PhD (elected 2007)

John N. Couch Distinguished Professor, Biology; Adjunct Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Joseph M. DeSimone, PhD (elected 2012)

Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry Emertius, Chemistry (retired)

Jack D. Griffith, PhD (elected 2018)

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Kathleen Harris, PhD (elected 2014)

James Haar Professor, Sociology

Clyde A. Hutchison III, PhD (elected 1995)

Kenan Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Microbiology and Immunology (retired)

Joseph J. Kieber, PhD (elected 2021)

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Biology

J. Ross MacDonald, PhD (elected 1973)

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus, Physics and Astronomy (retired)

Thomas J. Meyer, PhD (elected 1994)

Arey Distinguished Professor, Chemistry (retired)

Royce Murray, PhD (elected 1991)

Kenan Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Chemistry (retired)

Edward D. Salmon, PhD (elected 2021)

James Larkin and Iona Mae Ballou Distinguished Professor, Biology (retired)

Aziz Sancar, PhD, MD (elected 2005)

Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Richard V. Wolfenden, PhD (elected 2002)

Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biophysics (retired)