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Dr. Rita Rossi COLWELL Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, MA


1965-1973 Associate Professor, Georgetown University, Washington DC
1973-1998 Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
1998-2004 Director National Science Foundation Arlington, VA
since 2004 Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
Distinguished University Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland


National Academy of Sciences
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society for Microbiology
American Academy of Arts and Science


Colwell, Rita: Science vol 274, pp 2025-2031, 20 Dec 1996
Lobitz et al: PNAS, vol 97 #4 pp 1438-1443, 15 Feb 2000
Cowlell, Rita et al: PNAS, vol 100 #3, pp 1051-1055, 4 Feb 2003
Chun et al: PNAS, vol 106 #36 pp 15442-15447, 8 Sept 2009


Order of the Rising Sun 2006
National Medal of Science 2006
Stockholm Water Prize 2010
Society for General Microbiology Gold Medal 2014