Celebrating outstanding Cell Biologists at distinct career stages: The WICB recognition awards, past and present

Women in Cell Biology Committee Awards Each year, the Women in Cell Biology Committee (WICB) honors three investigators at distinct career stages through recognition awards. The unique and innovative WICB Junior and Senior Career Recognition Awards were established in 1986. The Junior Award for Excellence  … Read more

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ASCB-Gibco Emerging Leader Prize Essay – June 2017

In fall 2016, ASCB awarded ASCB-Gibco Emerging Leader Prizes to three cell biology researchers. ASCB introduced the prizes to honor not-yet-tenured independent investigators with outstanding scientific accomplishments and strong publication track records. The prizes were underwritten by Gibco, a brand of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Peter  … Read more

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ASCB-Gibco Emerging Leader Prize Essays May 2017

In fall 2016, ASCB awarded ASCB-Gibco Emerging Leader Prizes to three cell biology researchers. ASCB introduced the prizes to honor not-yet-tenured independent investigators with outstanding scientific accomplishments and strong publication track records. The prizes were underwritten by Gibco, a brand of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Peter  … Read more

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Essays by Four ASCB-Gibco Prize Recipients

In fall 2016, ASCB awarded ASCB-Gibco Emerging Leader Prizes to three cell biology researchers. The prizes honor not-yet-tenured independent investigators with outstanding scientific accomplishments and strong publication track records. The prizes were underwritten by Gibco, a brand of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Peter Walter, 2016 ASCB  … Read more

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Neuroscientists Lily and Yuh-Nung Jan Net 2017 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science

Since emigrating from Taiwan in 1968, Lily and Yuh-Nung Jan have shared in developing groundbreaking research careers that have solved some of the most basic and crucial questions in neuroscience. Now the longtime ASCB members and Howard Hughes Medical Institute-funded investigators from the University of  … Read more

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Mellone, Serio, and Gerbi Receive 2016 WICB Awards

The Women in Cell Biology Committee (WICB) is pleased to announce our award winners for 2016. Barbara Mellone, University of Connecticut, received the Junior Award for her excellence in research on the mechanisms of centromere specification. Tricia Serio, University of Arizona, received the Mid-Career Award  … Read more

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ASCB Announces Fourth Annual Kaluza Prizes for Excellence in Graduate Student Research

The ASCB, in collaboration with Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, has announced the winners of the 2016 Kaluza Prizes for academic excellence in graduate student research. The three top finalists will receive cash prizes of $5,000, $3,000, and $1,000. In addition, seven other finalists have been  … Read more

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Three Early Career Cell Biologists Win ASCB-Gibco Emerging Leader Prizes

  Three early career cell biology researchers have won the 2016 ASCB-Gibco Emerging Leader Prizes. Each will receive $3,000. Maria Barna, assistant professor at Stanford University, won for her research on ribosome heterogeneity. This “ribocode” form of gene regulation provides a novel means for diversity  … Read more

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McKinley and Sheltzer to Receive 2016 Bernfield and Gilula Awards

Kara McKinley, now a postdoc in Ron Vale’s lab at the University of California, San Francisco, will receive the 2016 Merton Bernfield Memorial Award. The Bernfield Award honors a postdoctoral fellow or graduate student who has excelled at research. McKinley was selected for her graduate research  … Read more

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ASCB Elects 39 to Lifetime Achievement Fellows Program

The ASCB Council has named its first ASCB Fellows, members selected for their lifetime achievements in advancing cell biology. The ASCB Fellows Program was launched by a selection of an initial cohort of 10 Inaugural Fellows who have a demonstrated career of exceptional contributions to  … Read more

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