ASCB values its international members. Our relationships as scientists transcend differences. Furthermore, collaborations by scientists of diverse backgrounds are essential to enhance the credibility, quality, and breadth of science.

Meet the International Affairs Committee

 

Immigration 

ASCB’s Statement of Second Presidential Executive Order on Immigration
ASCB Calls for US Immigration System to be Modernized

 

EMBO Partnership 

ASCB is excited to be partnering with the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) for the 2017 and 2018 ASCB/EMBO Meetings. Thanks to EMBO, we will be offering more international travel awards to participants from the 32 countries affiliated with EMBO. Learn more about EMBO’s Global Activities.

 

Here are some of the outstanding contributions from our International Scientists

Nobel Laureates
Yoshinori Ohsumi – 2016
Tim Hunt – 2001
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard – 1995
Aaron Ciechanover – 2004
Gunter Blobel – 1999

Vilcek Prize Winners
Titia De Lange – 2011 *
Lily Jan – 2017
Yuh-Nung Jan – 2017
Dan R. Littman – 2016
Harmit Malik – 2010
Joan Massague – 2006
Michael Rape – 2013
Alexander Varshavsky – 2010 *
Inder Verma – 2008 *
Peter Walter – 2015
Ahmet Yidiz – 2017

Albert Lasker Award
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard – 1991
Peter Walter – 2014
Franz Ulrich-Hartl – 2011
Alexander Varshavsky – 2002 *

* Deceased

Sanofi–Institut Pasteur Award
Emil Unanue – 2012 *

Balzan Prize
Pascal Cossart – 2013

Canada Gairdner
Alexander Varshavsky – 1999

International Fellows
William Earnshaw
Ari Helenius
Franz-Ulrich Hartl
Kai Simons

International Council Members
Pietro DeCamilli
Tony Hyman
Anne Spang

ASCB Past Presidents
Peter Walter

ASCB Award Winners
Mina Bissell – E.B. Wilson Award – 2016 and WICB Lifetime Achievement – 2013
James A. Spudich – E.B. Wilson Award – 2011
Alexander Varshavsky – E.B. Wilson – 2002

 

If you know of international members whose accomplishments are not listed, please contact MChacon@ascb.org so we can include their information among our international honorees.

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