Skip to main content

The American Academy of Microbiology (AAM), the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), just announced that M&I Professor Ron Swanstrom ( has been elected as one of the 2014 Fellows. Selection for fellowship is a highly competitive annual peer review process, based on scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced the field of microbiology. Ron joins ten other current M&I faculty members who are AAM Fellows: Ralph Baric, Peggy Cotter, Blossom Damania, Jeff Dangl, Peter Gilligan, Bill Goldman, Virginia Miller, Joe Pagano, Nancy Raab-Traub, and Fred Sparling.

Congratulations also to Nancy Haigwood, M&I alum and LinkedIn Group member (, who was also just elected as a 2014 AAM Fellow.