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Immunology director elected to Microbiology Academy fellowship

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Michael G. Schmidt, Ph.D., professor and vice chairman of Microbiology and director of Immunology at MUSC, has been elected to fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology.

The AAM is a highly–respected leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology, the world’s oldest and largest life science organization.

Schmidt was pleased to have achieved this distinction. “It’s a great honor to have received this recognition by one’s peers,” he said. “It carries with it a responsibility to continue the science of microbiology for the betterment of all.”  

This prestigious honor recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the field of microbiology. Schmidt was recognized at the Academy Fellows luncheon and meeting at the 114th ASM General Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 20.

Fellows of the AAM are elected annually through a highly selective, peer–review process that is based on the candidate’s record of scientific achievement and their original contributions that have advanced microbiology.




August 1, 2014



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