Robert H. Michel (center) receives the 2010 Howard K. Schachman Public Service Award at a ceremony on Sept. 21, in Bethesda, Md. Presenting the award on behalf of the society’s Public Affairs Advisory Committee is ASBMB Director of Public Affairs Pete Farnham (left). Former ASBMB and FASEB President Robert D. Wells (right) introduced Michel. Michel was recognized for his staunch advocacy of biomedical research during his 38 years of service in Congress and in the years after his retirement in January 1995.
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