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National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences is comprised of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare. Members and foreign associates are elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Thirty-eight Rockefeller University scientists are members or foreign associates of The National Academy of Sciences.

Current Faculty and Emeriti

Mary E. Hatten
2017 National Academy of Sciences
Stanislas Leibler
2016 National Academy of Sciences
Nathaniel Heintz
2016 National Academy of Sciences
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2015 National Academy of Sciences
Leslie B. Vosshall
2015 National Academy of Sciences
Robert B. Darnell
2014 National Academy of Sciences
Michel C. Nussenzweig
2011 National Academy of Sciences
Eric D. Siggia
2009 National Academy of Sciences
Seth A. Darst
2008 National Academy of Sciences
Albert J. Libchaber
2007 National Academy of Sciences
Michael W. Young
2007 National Academy of Sciences
Titia de Lange
2006 National Academy of Sciences
Michael O'Donnell
2006 National Academy of Sciences
Charles D. Gilbert
2006 National Academy of Sciences
Jeffrey V. Ravetch
2006 National Academy of Sciences
C. David Allis
2005 National Academy of Sciences
Charles M. Rice
2005 National Academy of Sciences
Barry S. Coller
2003 National Academy of Sciences
Cori Bargmann
2003 National Academy of Sciences
Jeffrey M. Friedman
2001 National Academy of Sciences
Roderick MacKinnon
2001 National Academy of Sciences
Richard P. Lifton
2001 National Academy of Sciences
Bruce S. McEwen
1997 National Academy of Sciences
Joel E. Cohen
1997 National Academy of Sciences
Elaine Fuchs
1996 National Academy of Sciences
Paul Nurse
1995 National Academy of Sciences
Jan L. Breslow
1995 National Academy of Sciences
Donald W. Pfaff
1994 National Academy of Sciences
A. James Hudspeth
1991 National Academy of Sciences
Mitchell J. Feigenbaum
1988 National Academy of Sciences
Robert G. Roeder
1988 National Academy of Sciences
Fernando Nottebohm
1988 National Academy of Sciences
Emil C. Gotschlich
1987 National Academy of Sciences
Günter Blobel
1983 National Academy of Sciences
Torsten N. Wiesel
1980 National Academy of Sciences
Paul Greengard
1978 National Academy of Sciences
Purnell W. Choppin
1977 National Academy of Sciences
James E. Darnell Jr.
1973 National Academy of Sciences

Past Faculty

2013
Marc Tessier-Lavigne
2001
Ralph M. Steinman
1991
Anthony Cerami
1991
Arnold J. Levine
1987
Emil Thomas Kaiser
1985
Hidesaburo Hanafusa
1984
David Luck
1984
Marilyn G. Farquhar
1984
James Glimm
1982
Gian-Carlo Rota
1980
Henry P. McKean Jr.
1980
George E. Palade
1977
Richard M. Krause
1975
Igor Tamm
1975
Christian de Duve
1975
Kenneth M. Case
1975
Merrill W. Chase
1975
Philip Siekevitz
1975
Zanvil A. Cohn
1974
David Baltimore
1973
Edward H. Ahrens Jr.
1973
William Trager
1972
Vincent P. Dole
1972
Alexander G. Bearn
1972
Rodney L. Cool
1972
R. Bruce Merrifield
1972
James G. Hirsch
1971
Peter Marler
1970
Rebecca C. Lancefield
1969
Gerald M. Edelman
1969
Norton D. Zinder
1967
Henry G. Kunkel
1967
Moses Kunitz
1966
Philip Levine
1966
Floyd Ratliff
1965
Mark Kac
1965
Sam Granick
1964
Keith Porter
1963
William K. Estes
1963
Maclyn McCarty
1962
Abraham Pais
1961
Rollin D. Hotchkiss
1960
Armin C. Braun
1960
Donald R. Griffin
1960
Stanford Moore
1960
William H. Stein
1959
Frank Brink Jr.
1959
Carl Pfaffmann
1958
Walther F. Goebel
1958
Neal E. Miller
1957
Joshua Lederberg
1955
George K. Uhlenbeck
1954
Alfred E. Mirksy
1953
Theodore Shedlovsky
1953
Frank L. Horsfall Jr.
1953
David P.C. Lloyd
1952
Philip D. McMaster
1952
Edward L. Tatum
1952
D. Wayne Woolley
1951
Frederick Seitz
1950
Fritz A. Lipmann
1950
Rafael Lorente de Nó
1950
Lyman C. Craig
1948
H. Keffer Hartline
1947
Paul A. Weiss
1947
Lewis G. Longsworth
1943
Theodosius Dobzhansky
1943
Leonor Michaelis
1941
Wendell M. Stanley
1941
René Dubos
1940
James B. Murphy
1940
Richard E. Shope
1937
Duncan A. Macinnes
1934
John H. Northrop
1934
Herbert S. Gasser
1934
Thomas M. Rivers
1933
Oswald T. Avery
1932
Louis O. Kunkel
1932
Karl Landsteiner
1932
Walter A. Jacobs
1927
Peyton Rous
1925
Florence R. Sabin
1923
Eugene L. Opie
1922
Rufus Cole
1921
Donald D. Van Slyke
1919
W.J.V. Osterhout
1916
P.A.T. Levene
1912
Samuel J. Meltzer
1910
Jacques Loeb
1908
Theobald Smith
1908
Simon Flexner

About the National Academy of Sciences

Membership in the National Academy of Sciences is a well-known honor bestowed upon exceptional scientists conducting original research in their field. No more than 84 new members and 21 foreign associated are elected annually.

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