Luftig named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Micah A. Luftig, PhDMicah A. Luftig, PhD, associate professor of molecular genetics and microbiology and medicine (Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Dr. Luftig has been elected by the biological sciences division for his contributions to the field of viral oncology for his work on the Epstein-Barr virus, particularly for studies of the temporal regulation of viral-induced cancers. 

He is one of six new fellows at Duke University and 416 total new fellows across the nation this year who are being recognized for outstanding efforts to advance science or its applications.  

The new fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a gold-and-blue rosette pin (representing science and engineering, respectively) on Saturday, Feb. 16, during the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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