In Memoriam

Black and white photograph of Shinya Inoue in his laboratory with one of his microscopes.

In Memoriam: Biophysicist, cell biologist Shinya Inoué, 98

October 1, 2019
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Emeritus ASCB member Shinya Inoué died September 30, 2019, at the age of 98 in East Falmouth, MA. Inoué was…

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James Douglas Jamieson, 84, researcher, educator, ASCB president

April 26, 2019
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Jim Jamieson, who was a professor of Cell Biology and faculty member of the Yale School of Medicine since 1973…

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Laura Lee Richardson

Laura Lee Richardson, 67, Cancer Researcher

October 12, 2018
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Laura Lee Richardson, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and the Director of Preclinical Education at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards…

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Günter Blobel

In Memoriam: Günter Blobel, A Voyager of the Cell

July 30, 2018
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It was with profound sadness that the cell biology community learned of the death of Günter Blobel on February 18,…

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James Maller

In Memoriam: James L. Maller, Leading Researcher in Cell Cycle and Signal Transduction

July 5, 2018
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Long-time ASCB member James L. Maller passed away on January 18, 2018, in a tragic auto accident. Jim was a…

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In Memoriam: Günter Blobel, 81, Nobel Prize winning molecular biologist

February 20, 2018
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Günter Blobel, who won the 1999 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering protein guidance mechanisms, died February 18, 2018. He…

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In Memoriam: Morris J. Karnovsky, 91, pathology pioneer

February 20, 2018
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Morris J.  Karnovsky, the Shattuck Professor of Pathological Anatomy, Emeritus at Harvard Medical School, past president of ASCB (1984), winner…

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­In Memoriam: Nathaniel B. Kurnick, 99, expert in hematology, oncology

July 5, 2017
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Nathaniel B. Kurnick, medical professor, clinician, and exp­­­ert in oncology and hematology, passed away February 18, 2017, at his home…

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In Memoriam: Nancy L.R. Bucher, 104, pioneer of growth control and catalytic member of ASCB

June 6, 2017
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Nancy Bucher, who died in February, was one of the first women to receive an MD degree from the Johns…

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In Memoriam: Emma Shelton, 96, cell biologist and ASCB’s first executive director

June 5, 2017
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Emma Shelton, research biologist and first executive director of the ASCB, passed away March 29, 2017, at her home in…

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