David Bartel, Peter Tunon, Thomas Guiel, and Tina Nova | GenomeWeb

David Bartel is among the scientists who will receive awards from the National Academy of Sciences to honor their outstanding scientific achievements. The awards will be presented on May 2 at a ceremony in Washington, DC.

Bartel will receive the $25,000 NAS award in molecular biology for his discoveries on the repertoire of catalytic RNA and the analysis of microRNA genes and their targets. He is a professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.

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