JOHN AND REBECCA MOORES PROFESSOR
FOX RECEIVES HONOR FOR CONTRIBUTIONS
George Fox, professor of biology and biochemistry, is no stranger
to distinguished honors. Last year, he received the Sigma Xi Faculty
Research Award. Now, he has been named a John and Rebecca Moores
Fox is the author or co-author of more than 110 peer-review publications.
He is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology,
the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the
American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.
Photo by Thomas Shea
According to one colleague, Fox is regarded not only as one of the
co-founders of the field of molecular phylogenetics, but also as
one of its leading practitioners for the past 30 years.
The professorship is a five-year renewable award that carries a
$10,000 annual stipend and is given to faculty who are outstanding
in teaching, research and service.