S. Joshua Swamidass, MD, PhD, an associate professor of pathology & immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is among 505 new fellows named by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals.

Swamidass is being honored for his work in applying machine learning to chemical biology and medicine, with a particular focus on drug discovery and how drugs are processed in the body. He also is being recognized for extraordinary public outreach promoting an understanding of science among communities of faith.

Swamidass also is an associate professor of biomedical engineering and of computer science & engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering. 

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