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June 5, 2009

News Article:

By: The Associated Press

Published: June 05, 2009 Updated: June 05, 2009 - 4:58 PM

MARTINSVILLE - The Virginia Museum of Natural History says its curator of marine biology has been elected as commissioner of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature.

The organization founded in 1895 is dedicated to achieving stability and sense in the scientific naming of animals. Judith Winston was elected to the commission during a recent meeting.

Winston joined the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville in 1992. She has previously served as research director and interim executive director.