AAFS Fellow Bruce Weir Elected to Royal Society for Contributions to Population Genetics, Forensic Science

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Source: Brenda K. Peat, JFS Managing Editor

Dr. Bruce Weir, a professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington School of Public Health, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge for his fundamental contributions to the theory of population and quantitative genetics and to forensic science.

The Royal Society is a fellowship of many of the world’s most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

Dr. Weir is a JFS Editorial Board Member and AAFS Fellow in the General Section. The Academy would like to congratulate Dr. Weir on this great honor.

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