Rita Colwell, world-renowned microbiologist and science leader, to receive the Vannevar Bush Award

Rita Rossi Colwell, recipient of the Vannevar Bush Award and former NSF director. The National Science Board (NSB) is pleased to announce that Rita Rossi Colwell, distinguished university professor at the University of Maryland College Park and at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, senior advisor and chairman emeritus at Canon U.S. Life Sciences, Inc., and founder and chairman at CosmosID, Inc., will receive the 2017 Vannevar Bush Award.
The Vannevar Bush Award honors truly exceptional lifelong leaders in science and technology who ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=241766&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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