ASCB 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 Office

Erika Shugart, PhD

Chief Executive Officer
301-347-9300

Azra Chughtai

Director of Human Resources and Administration
301-347-9322

Kiana Lawrence

Project Coordinator
301-347-9318

Rose Hendricks

Kavli Civic Engagement Fellow
301-347-9306

Communications

Thea Clarke

Director of Communications and Education
301-347-9304

Leeann Kirchner

Marketing and Design Manager
Communications
301-347-9319

Mary Spiro

Science Writer and Social Media Manager
301-347-9305

Committee Liaisons

Kevin Wilson

Director of Public Policy
301-347-9308

Brian Theil

Director of Membership
301-347-9324

Ashanti Edwards

Director of Professional Development
301-347-9312

Thea Clarke

Director of Communications and Education
301-347-9304

Editors in Chief

David Drubin

Editor-in-Chief
Molecular Biology of the Cell

Erin Dolan

Editor-in-Chief
CBE--Life Sciences Education

Education

Thea Clarke

Director of Communications and Education
301-347-9304

Finance & Administration

Beth Esquerre

Director of Finance
301-347-9314

Kelly McManus

Accounting Manager
301-347-9321

Ruth Sims

Staff Accountant
301-347-9307

Professional Development

Ashanti Edwards

Director of Professional Development
301-347-9312

Fabiola Chacon

Program Manager
301-347-9323

Information Technology

Ben Anawalt

IT Director
301-347-9313

Will Pierce

WordPress Developer
301-347-9344

Meetings

Alison Harris

Director of Meetings
301-347-9346

Danielle Raiford

Meeting Manager
301-347-9326

Jennifer Acker

Project Coordinator
301-347-9325

SPARGO, Inc.

Exhibit, Sponsorship, and Advertising Sales and Management
703-631-6200 or 800-564-4220

Membership

Brian Theil

Director of Membership
301-347-9324

Jennifer Acker

Project Coordinator
301-347-9325

Public Policy

Kevin Wilson

Director of Public Policy
301-347-9308

Anna Hatch

DORA Community Manager
301-347-9320

Publications

Mark Leader

Director of Publications and Newsletter Editor
301-347-9317

Eric Baker

Journals Manager
301-347-9338