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Mission Statement

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

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Bethesda, MD
Term Ending: 2014

Past President

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Don Cleveland
Univ California-San Diego
Term Ending: 2014

President-Elect

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Shirley Tilghman
Princeton Univ
Term Ending: 2014

Secretary

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

Treasurer

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Thoru Pederson
Univ Massachusetts Med Sch
Term Ending: 2014

Ex-officio

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Stefano Bertuzzi
Executive Director
American Society for Cell Biology

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Council Members

Sue Biggins
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Term Ending: 2014
Malcolm Campbell
Davidson College
Term Ending: 2014
Martin Chalfie
Columbia University
Term Ending: 2015
Benjamin Glick
University Chicago
Term Ending: 2014
Kathleen Green
Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Term Ending: 2014
Daniel Kiehart
Duke University
Term Ending: 2015
Ruth Lehmann
NYU Medical Center / HHMI
Term Ending: 2015
Ian Macara
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Tem Ending: 2015
Laura Machesky
CRUK Beatson Inst Cancer Research
Term Ending: 2015
Tom Misteli
NCI/NIH
Term Ending: 2016
Jodi Nunnari
Univesity of California-Davis
Term Ending: 2016
Thoru Pederson
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Term Ending: 2014
Mark Peifer
University of North Carolina
Term Ending: 2014
Shirley Tilghman
Princeton University
Term Ending: 2014
Claire Walczak
Indiana University
Term Ending: 2016

Committee Chairs

 

Education Committee
Susan M. Wick, Chair
University of Minnesota
Term Ending: 2014
Finance & 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
Program Committee
Wallace Marshall, Chair
University of San Fransisco Dept. of Biochemistry/Biophysics
Term Ending: 2014
Public Information Committee
Simon Atkinson, Chair
Indiana University School of Medicine
Term Ending: 2013
Public Policy Committee
Connie M. Lee, Chair
University of California, San Fransisco
Term Ending: 2015
Women in Cell Biology Committee
Sandra K. Masur, Chair
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Term Ending: 2015

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 Salzer
Membership - Katherine Hempel
Minorities Affairs - Deborah McCall
Postdocs/Grad Students - Christina Szalinski
Public Information - John Fleischman
Public Policy - Kevin Wilson
Women in Cell Biology - Deborah McCall

Education

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

Finance & Administration

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

Accounting Manager
Kelly McManus
301-347-9321

Accounting Assistant
Matt McCormack
301-347-9301

iBiology

iBiology Director
Sarah Goodwin
415-545-8852

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

.NET Developer
Martin Koslof
301-347-9313

Meetings

Director, Business Development
Louise Campbell-Blair
301-518-5990

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 Salzer
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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ASCB Tax Status

The American Society for Cell Biology is a nonprofit 501 (C) 3 organization. Gifts to the ASCB are tax deductable as allowed by law. The Federal Tax ID # for the ASCB is 39-6054285.

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