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Laura Kubatko

AAAS Fellow, 2019

Laura Kubatko, co-director of the Mathematic Bioscience Institute and professor of statistics and EEOB, was elected as a 2019 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for her contributions to the theory and methodology of phylogenetic analysis, especially with respect to incorporation of coalescent models.

AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific organization, has named fellows every year since 1874, with notable previous fellows including Thomas Edison, Margaret Mead and James Watson. It is one of the most prestigious honors given to U.S. researchers who have made exceptional efforts to advance science. Fellows are selected by their academic peers.