In Memoriam

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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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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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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In memoriam: Tracie Moniece Gibson, inspiring educator who created programs to support undergraduates in science

February 24, 2020
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Tracie Moniece Gibson passed away unexpectedly on October 16, 2019. She was 52. Tracie was active in the work of…

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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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