Holzbaur elected ASCB president for 2023

Beata Mierzwa

Erika Holzbaur

Lesley Weaver

Veronica Segarra

Erika L.F. Holzbaur was elected by ASCB members to serve as ASCB President in 2023. Holzbaur is the William Maul Measey Professor of Physiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She will serve as President-Elect on the Executive Committee in 2022.

Verónica Segarra, assistant professor and interim chair of Biology, High Point University, was elected for the dedicated Education seat, and Beata Mierzwa, a postdoctoral fellow at Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and the University of California, San Diego, was elected for the dedicated Trainee seat.

Others elected to Council include Rong Li, Director of the Mechanobiology Institute, and a professor at National University of Singapore, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins University; and Lesley Nicole Weaver, an assistant professor of Biology at Indiana University. Each new member of Council will serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2021.

The ASCB deeply appreciates the willingness of the other candidates to run for office: Bruno Da Rocha-Azevedo, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Blake Riggs, San Francisco State University; Ahna Renee Skop, University of Wisconsin-Madison;  Tim Stearns, Stanford University, and Scott Wilkinson, NIH.

The ASCB also thanks the Nominating Committee members for their service: Chair Omar A. Quintero, Caitlyn Blake-Hedges, Fred Chang, Maitreyi Das, Dennis Discher, Christine Genero, Yinghui Mao, Ryoma Ohi, Tiffany Oliver, Kandice Tanner, Valerie Tutwiler, Peter Walter, and Kyoko Yokomori.

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This post was collaboratively written by several ASCB staff members.