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

Ruth Lehmann

President
Whitehead Institute

Martin Chalfie

President-Elect
Columbia University

Eva Nogales

Past President
University of California, Berkeley

A. Malcolm Campbell

Treasurer
Davidson College

Kerry Bloom

Secretary
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Kevin Wilson

Interim Co-CEO and Director of Public Policy
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Thea Clarke

Interim Co-CEO and Director of Communications and Education
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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

Casper Hoogenraad

Term Ending: 2023
Genentech

Anna Huttenlocher

Term Ending: 2021
University of Wisconsin

Andrew G. Campbell

Term Ending: 2023
Brown University

Amy S. Gladfelter

Term Ending: 2023
University North Carolina Chapel Hill

Karen Oegema

Term Ending: 2021
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research/UCSD

Omar Quintero

Term Ending: 2021
University of Richmond

Erin D. Goley

Term Ending: 2023
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Committee Chairs

Derek Applewhite

LGBTQ+ Co-Chair

Fred Chang

LGBTQ+ Co-Chair

Emily Mace

Women in Cell Biology Co-Chair

Ryoma “Puck” Ohi

Public Information Co-Chair

Kerry Bloom

Membership Chair

Erin Dolan

Education Co-Chair

Denise Montell

Program Co-Chair

Daniel Gerlich

Program Co-Chair

Mary Munson

Women in Cell Biology Co-Chair

Michael Boyce

Minorities Affairs Co-Chair

Omar Quintero

Nominating Chair

A. Malcolm Campbell

Finance & Audit Chair

Caitlyn Blake-Hedges

COMPASS Co-Chair

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