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She has authored more than 120 research articles and received a Lise-Meitner fellowship (Ministry for Sciences and Research, NRW, Germany) in 1998 and a Heisenberg fellowship (German Research Foundation) in 2002. Henkin is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (2003), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2005), and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2009), a member of the National Academy of Sciences (2012), and cowinner of the National Academy of Sciences Pfizer Prize in Molecular Biology (2006) for her work on riboswitch RNAs. His group pioneered the visualization of cytoskeletal proteins and their dynamics in living bacterial cells and currently continues to investigate the role of these and other proteins in the regulation of bacterial cytokinesis using genetic, cytological, and biochemical methods.She has served two terms as full member of NIH study sections, was a member of the Editorial Board of the William Margolinis a professor of microbiology and molecular genetics at University of Texas Medical School at Houston (UTHealth). He has authored a total of 100 research articles and reviews and has served as an editor for the William W. William Arends Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.