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Joe Lutkenhaus

National Academy member keeps fingers on the Z ring
Joe Lutkenhaus, University Distinguished Professor of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology
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Joe Lutkenhaus
He won the 2012 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize and election to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Still, Joe Lutkenhaus, one of the country’s foremost bacterial cell researchers, is pleasantly surprised when his research into FtsZ and discovery of the Z ring garners well-deserved attention.

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