Leadership Directory

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.

Executive Committee

Andrew Murray

President
Harvard University

Eva Nogales

President-Elect
University of California, Berkeley

Jodi Nunnari

Past President
University of California-Davis

Gary J. Gorbsky

Treasurer
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Kerry Bloom

Secretary
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Erika Shugart, PhD

Chief Executive Officer
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Council Members

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado

Term Ending: 2021
Stowers Inst Med Res

Angelika Amon

Term Ending: 2019
MIT

Mike Ehlers

Term Ending: 2020
Biogen

Anna Huttenlocher

Term Ending: 2021
University of Wisconsin

Bob Goldstein

Term Ending: 2019
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Erika Holzbaur

Term Ending: 2019
University of Pennsylvania

Janet Iwasa

Term Ending: 2020
University of Utah School of Medicine

George Langford

Term Ending: 2020
Syracuse University

Wallace Marshall

Term Ending: 2019
University California San Francisco

Karen Oegema

Term Ending: 2021
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research/UCSD

Omar Quintero

Term Ending: 2021
University of Richmond

Julie Theriot

Term Ending: 2020
Stanford University

Committee Chairs

Ryoma “Puck” Ohi

Public Information Co-Chair

Kerry Bloom

Membership Chair

Erin Dolan

Education Co-Chair

Elly Tanaka

Program Co-Chair

Sue Jaspersen

Program Co-Chair

Lawrence Banks

International Affairs Co-Chair

Mary Munson

Women in Cell Biology Chair

Michael Boyce

Minorities Affairs Co-Chair

Sue Biggins

Nominating Chair

Gary J. Gorbsky

Finance & Audit Chair

Alyssa Lesko

COMPASS Co-Chair

Connie M. Lee

Public Policy Chair

Lee Ligon

Public Information Co-Chair

Scott Wilkinson

COMPASS Co-Chair

Melanie Styers

Education Co-Chair

Latanya Hammonds-Odie

Minorities Affairs Co-Chair

Xuebiao Yao

International Affairs Co-Chair