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
Yale University School of Medicine

Gary J. Gorbsky

Treasurer
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
 

Kathleen J. Green

Secretary
Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Jodi Nunnari

President Elect
University of California-Davis

Peter Walter

Past President
University of California - San Francisco

Council Members

Angelika Amon

University of California Berkeley

Term Ending: 2019

Bob Goldstein

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Term Ending: 2019

John K. Haynes

Morehouse College

Term Ending: 2018

Rebecca Heald

University of California - Berkeley

Term Ending: 2018

Erika Holzbaur

University of Pennsylvania

Term Ending: 2019

Anthony A. Hyman

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Term Ending: 2017

Wallace Marshall

University California San Francisco

Term Ending: 2019

Ira Mellman

Genentech, Inc.

Term Ending: 2017

Denise J. Montell

University of California - Santa Barbara

Term Ending: 2017

Samara Reck Peterson

University of California - San Diego

Term Ending: 2017

Anne Spang

University of Basel-Biozentrum

Term Ending: 2018

Ora A. Weisz

University of Pittsburg School of Medicine

Term Ending: 2018

Committee Chairs

Diane L. Barber

Women in Cell Biology Chair

Franklin Carrero-Martínez

Minorities 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

Lee Ligon

Public Information Chair

Laura M. Machesky

Program Committee Co-Chair

Courtney Schroeder

COMPASS Co-Chair

Shirley Tilghman

Nominating Chair

Veronica Segarra

Minorities Affairs Co-Chair

Tobias Walther

Program Committe Co-Chair

Susan M. Wick

Education Chair

Yixian Zheng

International Affairs Chair

Executive Office

Azra Chughtai

Executive Assistant/ Office Manager/ Human Resources

301-347-9322

Erika Shugart, PhD

Executive Director

301-347-9300

Communications

Thea Clarke

Director of Communications and Education

301-347-9304

Leeann Kirchner

Production Coordinator

301-347-9319

Committee Liaisons

Sydella Blatch, Ph.D.

Minorities Affairs, COMPASS, and WICB

301-347-9312

Marta Chacon

International Affairs, Membership

301-347-9324

Thea Clarke

Education, Public Information

301-347-9304

Editors in Chief

Erin Dolan

LSE

David Drubin

MBoC

Education

Thea Clarke

Director of Communications and Education

301-347-9304

Finance & Administration

Kam Fei (Winny) Cheng

Staff Accountant

301-347-9307

Beth Esquerre

Director of Finance

301-347-9314

Kelly McManus

Accounting Manager

301-347-9321

Professional Development

Sydella Blatch, Ph.D.

Diversity and Professional Development Program Manager

301-347-9312

Information Technology

Martin Koslof

.NET Developer

Mike McCormack

Chief Technology Officer

301-347-9313

Will Pierce

Wordpress Developer

301-347-9344

Amber Stanley

Software Support Specialist

301-347-9306

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

Membership

Marta Chacon

Membership Manager

301-347-9324

Mike McCormack

Chief Technology Officer

301-347-9313

Public Policy

Kevin Wilson

Director of Public Policy

Lynn Marquis

Coalition for the Life Sciences Director

301-347-9309

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