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Dr. Todd R. Klaenhammer, North Carolina State Distinguished University Professor and William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Food Science,
Microbiology and Genetics, was inducted into the National Academy of Sciences on April 27, 2002.
Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded a scientist. Members are elected in recognition of their distinguished achievements in original research, creating a new path of scientific thought or approach. Dr. Klaenhammer is one of the world's leading experts on fermentation and the interactions between lactic acid bacteria and their bacteriophages.
Signing the Great Book of the Academy, harboring the signatures of all
members of the
National Academy of Sciences since its inception in 1863.|
With his wife,
Amy, and daughter, Ellen,
in front of the NCSU Belltower lit in red in his honor on Feburary 7, 2002|
This followed a reception given to honor Dr. Klaenhammer's group by Chancellor Marye Anne Fox and Dean James L. Oblinger
At the Albert Einstein Statue at the National Academy of Sciences
in Washington, D.C.|