The American Academy of Microbiology, the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), recognizes excellence, originality, service and leadership in the microbial sciences. Election to the Academy is a mark of distinction. Congratulations, Makedonka Mitreva, PhD, professor of medicine and genetics, one of the top 65 fellows elected in the Academy 2023 Fellowship class!
Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group and a think tank within the ASM, are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. Academy fellows are leaders in the field of microbiology and are relied upong for authoritative advice and insight on critical issues in microbiology. The Class of 2023 represents fellows from 11 different countries, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, China (Mainland), France, Germany, India, Israel, Singapore, the U.K. and the U.S.
The Mitreva lab focuses on two main threads to her current research, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and the human microbiome.