This lecture, named in memory of Keith R. Porter, is presented by an eminent cell biologist each year at the ASCB/EMBO Meeting. The ASCB Program Committee and the ASCB President recommend the Porter Lecturer to the Porter Endowment each year.

Porter Lecturers

2018 – Ruth Lehmann
2017 – Scott Emr
2016 – Eva Nogales
2015 – Jonathan S. Weissman
2014 – Michael P. Sheetz
2013 – Timothy J. Mitchison
2012 – Ari Helenius
2011 – Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
2010 – Tom Rapoport
2009 – Ronald Vale
2008 – Joseph Gall
2007 – Lucille Shapiro
2006 – Joseph Schlessinger
2005 – Randy Schekman
2004 – Edward Salmon
2003 – Roger Tsien
2002 – Eric Wieschaus
2001 – Susan Lindquist
2000 – Joan Massague
1999 – Elizabeth Blackburn
1998 – James Spudich
1997 – Pietro DeCamilli
1996 – Elaine Fuchs
1995 – Leland Hartwell
1994 – James Darnell
1993 – Masatoshi Takeichi
1992 – Joan Steitz
1991 – Christiane Nusslein-Volhard
1990 – Kai Simons
1989 – Thomas Pollard
1988 – Marc Kirschner
1987 – Michael S. Brown and Joseph L. Goldstein
1986 – Gunter Blobel
1985 – John Heuser
1984 – David D. Sabatini
1983 – J. Richard McIntosh
1982 – Lewis G. Tilney