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

Eva Nogales

President
University of California, Berkeley

Ruth Lehmann

President-Elect
New York University Medical Ctr/HHMI

Andrew Murray

Past President
Harvard University

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

Jordan Raff

Term Ending: 2022
Dunn School of Pathology

Stephanie Gupton

Term Ending: 2022
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Needhi Bhalla

Term Ending: 2022
University of California, Santa Cruz

Bill Bement

Term Ending: 2022
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado

Term Ending: 2021
Stowers Inst Med Res

Mike Ehlers

Term Ending: 2020
Biogen

Anna Huttenlocher

Term Ending: 2021
University of Wisconsin

Janet Iwasa

Term Ending: 2020
University of Utah School of Medicine

George Langford

Term Ending: 2020
Syracuse University

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

Rebecca Heald

Program Co-Chair
University of California, Berkeley

Buzz Baum

Program Co-Chair
University College London

Mary Munson

Women in Cell Biology Chair

Michael Boyce

Minorities Affairs Co-Chair

Bob Goldstein

Nominating Chair

Gary J. Gorbsky

Finance & Audit Chair

Caitlyn Blake-Hedges

COMPASS Co-Chair
Florida State University

Holly Goodson

Public Policy Chair

Lee Ligon

Public Information Co-Chair

Scott Wilkinson

COMPASS Co-Chair

George Risinger

Education Co-Chair

Latanya Hammonds-Odie

Minorities Affairs Co-Chair

Celia Garcia

International Affairs Chair