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.

Officers

Pietro De Camilli

President-Elect
Yale University School of Medicine

Gary J. Gorbsky

Treasurer
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
 

Kathleen J. Green

Secretary
Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Shirley M. Tilghman

Past President
Princeton University
 

Peter Walter

President
University of California - San Francisco

Council Members

John K. Haynes

Morehouse College

Term Ending: 2018

Rebecca Heald

University of California - Berkeley

Term Ending: 2018

Anthony A. Hyman

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Term Ending: 2017

Ian G. Macara

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Term Ending: 2016

Ira Mellman

Genentech, Inc.

Term Ending: 2017

Tom Misteli

NCI/NIH

Term Ending: 2016

Denise J. Montell

University of California - Santa Barbara

Term Ending: 2017

Jodi Nunnari

University of California-Davis

Term Ending: 2016

Samara Reck Peterson

University of California - San Diego

Term Ending: 2017

Anne Spang

University of Basel-Biozentrum

Term Ending: 2018

Claire E. Walczak

Indiana University

Term Ending: 2016

Ora A. Weisz

University of Pittsburg School of Medicine

Term Ending: 2018

Committee Chairs

Simon Atkinson

Public Information Chair

Diane L. Barber

Women in Cell Biology Chair

Franklin Carrero-Martínez

Minority Affairs Co-Chair

Gary J. Gorbsky

Finance & Audit Chair

Kathleen J. Green

Membership Chair

Pinar Gurel

COMPASS Co-Chair

Connie M. Lee

Public Policy Chair

Bruno Da Rocha-Azevedo

COMPASS Co-Chair

Jennifer Lippincott Schwartz

Nominating Chair

Veronica Segarra

Minority Affairs Acting Co-Chair

Jonathan S. Weissman

Program Chair

Susan M. Wick

Education Chair

Yixian Zheng

International Affairs Chair

Executive Office

Ann Marie Ferro

Executive Assistant

301-347-9322

Erika Shugart, PhD

Executive Director

301-347-9300

Communications

Thea Clarke

Director of Communications and Education

301-347-9304

John Fleischman

Senior Science Writer

513-929-4635

Leeann Kirchner

Production Coordinator

301-347-9319

Christina Szalinski, PhD

Science Writer/Program Coordinator

716-713-3524

Committee Liaisons

Marta Chacon

Membership Committee Liaison

301-347-9324

Thea Clarke

Education Committee Liaison

301-347-9304

John Fleischman

Public Information Committee Liaison

513-929-4635

Desirée Salazar, PhD

IAC, WICB, MAC Committee Liaison

301-347-9312

Christina Szalinski, PhD

Postdocs/Grad Students Committee Liaison

716-713-3524

Editors in Chief

Erin Dolan

LSE

David Drubin

MBoC

Education

Thea Clarke

Director of Communications and Education

301-347-9304

Desirée Salazar, PhD

Scientific Program Manager

301-347-9312

Finance & Administration

Kam Fei (Winny) Cheng

Accounting Assistant

301-347-9307

Cynthia Godes

Interim Executive Director & Senior Director of Finance and Administration

301-347-9314

Kelly McManus

Accounting Manager

301-347-9321

iBiology

Sarah Goodwin

iBiology Director

Eric Kornblum

iBiology Videographer

Rosa Veguilla Rosado

iBiology Associate Director of Research Talks

Information Technology

Martin Koslof

.NET Developer

Mike McCormack

Chief Technology Officer

301-347-9313

Amber Stanley

Software Support Specialist

301-347-9306

Alex Valera

Web Master / Developer

301-347-9344

Meetings

Louise Campbell Blair

Director, Business Development

301-518-5990

Alison Harris

Director of Meetings

301-347-9346

Heather Kyler

Meeting Manager

301-347-9325

Ally Levine

Sales Manager

301-347-9318

Membership

Marta Chacon

Membership Manager

301-347-9324

Mike McCormack

Chief Technology Officer

301-347-9313

Public Policy

Lynn Marquis

Coalition for the Life Sciences Director

301-347-9309

Tommy Mattocks

Public Policy Coordinator

301-347-9308

Publications

Eric Baker

MBoC Journal Production Manager

301-347-9338

Thea Clarke

LSE Journal Production Manager

301-347-9304

Mark Leader

Director of Publications and Newsletter Editor

301-347-9317