FACULTY HONOR: Botstein named AACR distinguished lecturer, fellow in recognition of cancer research

April 7, 2014 2:30 p.m.

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has awarded Princeton University's David Botstein, the Anthony B. Evnin '62 Professor of Genomics, the AACR-Irving Weinstein Foundation Distinguished Lectureship in recognition of his accomplishments in and influence on cancer research. Botstein will deliver his lecture "Evolution and Cancer" April 5 at the AACR's Annual Meeting in San Diego. Established in 2004, the distinguished lecturship is awarded by the association's president and is not open to nomination. Botstein also was among several researchers worldwide recently elected to the 2014 class of AACR Academy fellows, which is open only to scientists whose work has had a major impact on the field of cancer research. The new fellows will be inducted at the annual meeting.