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ISTD Researcher Recently Honored by EMS

David DeMarini of NHEERL’s Integrated Systems Toxicology Division Genetic and Cellular Toxicology Branch has received the prestigious Environmental Mutagen Society’s (EMS’s) 2011 Alexander Hollaender Award that is conferred annually by the society in recognition of outstanding contributions in the application of the principles and techniques of environmental mutagenesis to the protection of human health.

In the October 28, 2011, letter announcing this honor, Mugimane Manjanatha, Chair of the EMS Communications and Public Relations Committee, stated that “Dr. DeMarini’s career embodies many of the principles for which Alexander Hollaender is remembered. More specifically, she said, “Dr. DeMarini’s outreach to scientists in developing countries and his efforts toward strengthening ties between scientists across the globe are unmatched.” . . . He has made “important scientific contributions to a remarkable number of different, interconnected areas of mutation research” . . . and “to multiple areas of environmental mutagen research and public health protection.” . . . In addition, “Dr. DeMarini has mentored many graduate [students] and postdoctoral fellows who are now leaders in the field of environmental mutagenesis.”

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