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Berkeley Scientist Receives Honorary Doctorate.
Published: March 28, 2001
Posted: August 03, 2001

Mina J Bissell, Ph.D., Director of Life Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, was conferred the honor of "Doctor Honoris Causa" by the Universite Pierre & Marie Curie in Paris, France, on January 24 in the Salon of the Chancellery of Paris at the Sorbonne. Dr. Bissell's honorary doctorate is in recognition of her contributions in establishing the central role that extracellular matrix and microenvironment play in differentiation, programmed cell death, and cancer.

Contact: David Thomassen, SC-72, 3-9817
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Division: SC-23.2 Biological Systems Science Division, BER
      (formerly SC-72 Life Sciences Division, OBER)


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