IN THE SPOTLIGHT
EMGS Confers Honors
Barbara S. Shane is the recipient of the 2014 EMGS Service Award in recognition of longstanding dedication and service to the Society.
James R. Lupski is the recipient of the 2014 EMGS Award for seminal contributions to a number of different research areas from basic DNA chemistry and mutation through the emergence of early DNA sequencing, to studies of genomic instability and rearrangements and on to the current state of whole genome and exome sequence analysis, disease-related mutations, and copy number variants (CNVs).
Martyn T. Smith is the recipient of the 2014 EMGS Alexander Hollaender Award for outstanding contributions to the field of
environmental toxicology, especially with regard to contributions on the mechanisms of benzene toxicity, applying ‘omic technologies in human population studies, and in promoting the exposome paradigm.