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About Us

ASCB is an inclusive, international community of biologists studying the cell, the fundamental unit of life. We are dedicated to advancing scientific discovery, advocating sound research policies, improving education, promoting professional development, and increasing diversity in the scientific workforce.

Leadership

Officers

President

Don Cleveland
Univ California-San Diego
Term Ending: 2013

Past President

Ron Vale
Univ California-San Francisco
Term Ending: 2013

President-Elect

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
Bethesda, MD
Term Ending: 2013

Secretary

Kathleen Green
Northwestern Univ-Feinberg Sch Med
Term Ending: 2014

Treasurer

Thoru Pederson
Univ Massachusetts Med Sch
Term Ending: 2014

Ex-officio

Stefano Bertuzzi
Executive Director
American Society for Cell Biology

Council Members

Sue Biggins, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Term Ending: 2014

David Botstein, Princeton University
Term Ending: 2013

Malcolm Campbell, Davidson College
Term Ending: 2014

Martin Chalfie, Columbia University
Term Ending: 2015

Benjamin Glick, University Chicago
Term Ending: 2014

Daniel Kiehart, Duke University
Term Ending: 2015

Akihiro Kusumi, Kyoto University
Term Ending: 2013

Ruth Lehmann, New York University Medical Center / HHMI
Term Ending: 2015

Laura Machesky, CRUK Beatson Inst Cancer Research
Term Ending: 2015

Mark Peifer, Univ North Carolina
Term Ending: 2014

James Sabry, Genentech, Inc.
Term Ending: 2013

Yixian Zheng, Carnegie Institute
Term Ending: 2013

Committee Chairs

Education Committee
Susan M. Wick, Chair
University of Minnesota
Term Ending: 2014

Finance and Audit Committee
Thoru Pederson, Chair
Univ of Massachusetts Medical School
Term Ending: 2014

International Affairs Committee
Judith Kimble, Chair
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Term Ending: 2015

Membership Committee
Kathleen J. Green, Chair
Northwestern University Medical Sch
Term Ending: 2014

Minorities Affairs Committee
Renato J. Aguilera, Chair
University of Texas-El Paso
Term Ending: 2015

Nominating Committee
Sandra L. Schmid, Chair
Univ of Texas Southwestern Med Cntr
Term Ending: 2013

Program Committee
Arshad B. Desai, Chair
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Term Ending: 2013

Public Information Committee
Simon Atkinson, Chair
Indiana University School of Medicine
Term Ending: 2013

Public Policy Committee
Douglas E. Koshland, Chair
University of California, Berkeley
Term Ending: 2013

Women in Cell Biology Committee
Sandra K. Masur, Chair
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Term Ending: 2015

Editors-in-Chief

CBE—Life Sciences Education
Erin L. Dolan, Editor-in-Chief
University of Georgia
Term Ending: 2015

Molecular Biology of the Cell
David G. Drubin, Editor-in-Chief
University of California-Berkeley
Term Ending: 2014

Staff

Executive Office

Executive Director
Stefano Bertuzzi, PhD
301-347-9300

Executive Assistant
Cheryl Lehr
301-347-9322

Communications

Director of Communications and Education
Thea Clarke
301-347-9304

Senior Science Writer
John Fleischman
513-929-4635

Science Writer/Program Coordinator
Christina Szalinski
301-347-9305

Production Manager
Johnny Chang
301-347-9319

Committee Liaisons

Education-Thea Clarke
International Affairs-Stella Bermejo
Membership-Katherine Hempel
Minorities Affairs-Deborah McCall
Postdocs/Grad Students-Thea Clarke
Public Information-John Fleischman
Public Policy-Kevin Wilson
Women in Cell Biology-Cheryl Lehr

Education

Director of Communications and Education
Thea Clarke
301-347-9304

Finance & Administration

Senior Director of Finance & Administration
Cynthia Godes
301-347-9314

Controller
Kate Thomasson
301-347-9344

iBiology

iBiology Director
Sarah Goodwin
415-545-8852

Associate Director, International Programs, iBiology
Laurence Clement
415-644-8171

iBiology Videographer
Eric Kornblum
415-662-8585

Information Technology

Director of Information Technology
Mike McCormack
301-347-9313

Web Developer
Armand Davila
301-347-9318

IT Support Specialist
Justin Brantley
301-347-9306

Meetings

Director of Exhibits and Sales
Ed Newman
301-347-9312

Director of Meetings
Trina Armstrong
301-347-9325

Meetings and Abstract Manager
Alison Harris
301-347-9346

Membership

Membership Manager
Katherine Hempel
301-347-9324

Minorities Affairs

Senior Manager, Minorities Affairs
Deborah McCall
301-347-9323

Public Policy

Director of Public Policy
Kevin Wilson
301-347-9308

Coalition for the Life Sciences Director
Lynn Marquis
301-347-9309

Science Policy and Outreach Coordinator
Stella Bermejo
301-347-9302

Publications

Director of Publications and Newsletter Editor
Mark Leader
301-347-9317

MBoC Journal Production Manager
Eric Baker
301-347-9338

LSE Journal Production Manager
Thea Clarke
301-347-9304

 

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