Navigation Links
AAAS and Sanford-Burnham announce 2011 fellows
Date:12/23/2011

Washington D.C. and La Jolla, Calif., December 23, 2011 John C. Reed, M.D., Ph.D., and Stuart A. Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., of Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham), have been named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

This year's AAAS Fellows were formally announced today in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science.

As part of the section on Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. Reed was elected as an AAAS Fellow for contributions to the field of cell biology, particularly mechanisms of apoptosis and programmed cell death, including the links to cancer, innate immunity, and brain diseases. Dr. Reed serves as Chief Executive Officer, professor and Donald Bren Chief Executive Chair at Sanford-Burnham.

As part of the section on Neuroscience, Dr. Lipton was elected as an AAAS Fellow for studies of ion channels and redox signaling pathways in neurodegeneration and development of pharmacological agents for the treatment of nervous system dysfunctions. Dr. Lipton serves as professor and Scientific Director of Sanford-Burnham's Del E. Webb Neuroscience, Aging and Stem Cell Research Center.

The tradition of AAAS Fellows began in 1874. Currently, members can be considered for the rank of Fellow if nominated by the steering groups of the Association's 24 sections, or by any three Fellows who are current AAAS members (so long as two of the three sponsors are not affiliated with the nominee's institution), or by the AAAS chief executive officer. Each steering group then reviews the nominations of individuals within its respective section and a final list is forwarded to the AAAS Council, which votes on the aggregate list.

The Council is the policymaking body of the Association, chaired by the AAAS president, and consisting of the members of the board of directors, the retiring section chairs, delegates from each electorate and each regional division, and two delegates from the National Association of Academies of Science.

This year 539 members have been awarded this honor by AAAS because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. New Fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a gold and blue (representing science and engineering, respectively) rosette pin on Saturday, February 18 at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the 2012 AAAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.


'/>"/>

Contact: Andrea Moser
amoser@sanfordburnham.org
858-646-3146
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. Sanford-Burnham scientists identify natural compound that inhibits cancer cell migration
2. Medbox, Inc. Announces New Board of Directors After Acquisition of Prescription Vending Machines, Inc.
3. Chinese scientists announce the first complete sequencing of Mongolian genome
4. Biophysical Society announces speakers for Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium
5. Stand Up to Cancer and Melanoma Research Alliance announce dream team
6. Fate Therapeutics Announces Promising Data From Phase 1b Study of ProHema at the 2011 American Society of Hematology Annual Conference
7. DigitalPersona Announces FingerJet OEM Fingerprint Recognition Software for Biometric Device Manufacturers and Solution Providers
8. New advance announced in reducing bad cholesterol
9. BGI and CIAT announce collaboration for large-scale genome sequencing of cassava
10. New horned dinosaur announced nearly 100 years after discovery
11. Biophysical Society Announces winners of 2012 International Relations Committee travel awards
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/29/2016)... March 29, 2016 LegacyXChange, Inc. ... "LEGX" and SelectaDNA/CSI Protect are pleased to announce our ... in a variety of writing instruments, ensuring athletes signatures ... created collectibles from athletes on LegacyXChange will be assured ... the DNA. Bill Bollander , CEO ...
(Date:3/22/2016)... Ontario , PROVO and ... Newborn Screening Ontario (NSO), which operates the ... for molecular testing, and Tute Genomics and UNIConnect, ... management technology respectively, today announced the launch of a ... next-generation sequencing (NGS) testing panel. NSO ...
(Date:3/17/2016)... ABI Research, the leader in transformative ... market will reach more than $30 billion by ... Consumer electronics, particularly smartphones, continue to boost the ... reach two billion shipments by 2021 at a ... Research Analyst at ABI Research. "Surveillance is also ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... PBI-Gordon Corporation is pleased to announce ... , Doug began his career at PBI-Gordon in February 1988, after finishing his masters ... of roles, ranging from customer service to national product manager, to helping develop, name ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... Boston CEO 2016 on May 31st and June 1st at The Four Seasons ... leading executives in the life sciences, offering exclusive access to key decision makers ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... 2016  Dr. Thomas P. McHugh , an ... The Woodlands, Texas , now offers SculpSure, the ... fat cells in just 25-minutes, leaving a slimmer figure ... of Americans report feeling bothered by excess weight and ... are a growing industry. This innovative new approach to ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... ... StarNet Communications Corp, ( http://www.starnet.com/ ) a leading publisher of remote Linux ... to its flagship X-Win32 PC X server. The new modules enable X-Win32 to ... over encrypted SSH. , Traditionally, users of PC X servers deploy the XDMCP protocol ...
Breaking Biology Technology: