The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has awarded the distinction of Fellow to 396 of its members for 2017 in recognition of their contributions to science and technology, scientific leadership, and extraordinary achievements across disciplines. Society of Toxicology (SOT) Member B. Paige Lawrence has received this honor described in more detail on the AAAS website.
Dr. Lawrence joined SOT in 1998 and currently is a member of the Education Committee Graduate Education Subcommittee. She is the recipient of the SOT Immunotoxicology Specialty Section Outstanding Young Investigator Award (2006), Women in Toxicology Special Interest Group Service Recognition in Mentoring Award (2007), the Immunotoxicology Specialty Section Best Paper/Manuscript Award (2006, 2014, and 2016), and the Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Specialty Section Best Paper Award (2008). She also is a Toxicological Sciences Associate Editor. Dr. Lawrence is Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester Medical School, Rochester, New York. Her research interests include immunotoxicology, host-pathogen interactions, the aryl hydrocarbon receptor, developmental programming, stem cells, and epigenetics.
The AAAS Council, which is the policymaking body of the AAAS, elected the members as AAAS Fellows in October. The new AAAS Fellows will be recognized on Saturday, February 17, 2018, during the Fellows Forum at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.