Member News

In memoriam: Theodore Peters, Jr., clinical chemist

July 9, 2020
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Theodore Peters, Jr., died at his home in Cooperstown, NY, on March 19. He was 97. Peters was a research…

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Casper Hoogenraad

Member profile: Casper Hoogenraad

July 8, 2020
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Casper Hoogenraad, Vice President and the Head of Neuroscience Research at Genentech in South San Francisco, will become the new…

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Joys and tribulations of an academic science career in 2020

July 3, 2020
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It would be an understatement to say that the last few months have been unlike any others I have experienced.…

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Misinformation in the age of COVID-19: What are our responsibilities as scientists?

July 2, 2020

Letter to the Cell Biology Community: We are facing a serious issue in our society: the avalanche of misinformation with…

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Let’s talk science (with nonscientists)

May 11, 2020
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A critical part of any scientist’s life is communication. We write grants, scientific papers, and reviews, and we give presentations…

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Chalfie elected ASCB president for 2022

May 9, 2020
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Martin Chalfie was elected by ASCB members to serve as ASCB President in 2022. Chalfie is a Nobel laureate and…

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Martin A. Gorovsky, researcher who pioneered the use of tetrahymena to study chromosome biology

May 8, 2020
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Martin (“Marty”) Gorovsky died on October 22, 2019, at age 78. A native of Chicago, Marty was an undergraduate at…

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In Memoriam: Marilyn Gist Farquhar, cell biology pioneer and ASCB president

May 6, 2020
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Marilyn G. Farquhar, one of ASCB’s most distinguished and celebrated members, died on November 23, 2019, at the age of…

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Member profile: Needhi Bhalla

March 2, 2020

Needhi Bhalla is a professor in the Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of California, Santa…

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In memoriam: Shinya Inoué, pioneer in imaging technology and the study of cell division

February 27, 2020
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Shinya Inoué passed away at 98 on September 30, 2019, after a distinguished research career centered on developing imaging technology,…

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