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Mark Your Calendar: 2024 Award Ceremony Livestream 

Watch online as the 2024 awards recipients accept thier awards in an Award Ceremony at the 161 NAS Annual Meeting on April 28 at 2:30 p.m. EDT. The ceremony includes a presentation by molecular biologist and women’s equality advocate Nancy Hopkins. Hopkins is being honored with the 2024 Public Welfare Medalthe Academy’s most prestigious award, for her courageous leadership over three decades to create and ensure equal opportunity for women in science. 

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