UVA Researcher Receives One of Science’s Highest Honors

Ed Egelman

The University of Virginia’s School of Medicine’s Edward H. Egelman has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors for a scientist.

Egelman is Harrison Distinguished Professor in UVA’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics. His work focuses on using cryo-electron microscopy and 3-D modeling to map out the world that is far too small for even the most powerful light microscopes to see.

“This is an amazing honor,” Egelman said. “It is truly gratifying to have my work receive such recognition.” [Read more]