Elizabeth Blackburn, an ASCB member since 1978, was appointed President of the Salk Institute.
Graham Johnson, an ASCB member since 1984, and Susanne Rafelski (right), an ASCB member since 2000, have been named Scientific Directors of the new Allen Institute for Cell Science.
Tom Misteli, an ASCB member since 1995, has been appointed NIH Distinguished Investigator.
Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, an ASCB member since 1998, received an Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. The ONES Award is intended to identify the most talented early-stage investigators who intend to make a long-term commitment to research in the environmental health sciences.