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Katherine K. Pollard, Ph.D.

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2021
For pioneering comparative methods to decode how genomes work and for her open-source bioinformatics software used by thousands of scientists.

Dr. Katherine Pollard to be inducted into medical and biological engineering elite

Via AIMBE | February 15, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the election of Katherine K. Pollard, Ph.D., to its College of Fellows. Dr. Pollard was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for pioneering comparative methods to decode how genomes work and for her open-source bioinformatics software used by thousands of scientists.

The College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country. The most accomplished and distinguished engineering and medical school chairs, research directors, professors, innovators, and successful entrepreneurs comprise the College of Fellows. AIMBE Fellows are regularly recognized for their contributions in teaching, research, and innovation. AIMBE Fellows have been awarded the Nobel Prize, the Presidential Medal of Science and the Presidential Medal of Technology and Innovation and many also are members of the National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Medicine, and the National Academy of Sciences… Continue reading.

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