Louis (Jim) Maher III, Ph.D., is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Louis (Jim) Maher III, Ph.D. (BIOC ’95), Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Bernard Pollack Professor, was named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his studies of DNA bending to control gene expression and for methods to select nucleic acids that form shapes to treat diseases such as multiple sclerosis. AAAS fellows are elected by their peers for extraordinary achievements across disciplines to advance science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished. More than 40 Mayo Clinic researchers have been elected AAAS fellows since 1916.
Dr. Maher is a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.