American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology announces its first class of fellows

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has launched an honorific program to recognize members who have made outstanding contributions to the field through their research, teaching and mentoring, or other forms of service. It will announce the 30 members of its first class of fellows Tuesday at the society’s annual meeting, held in conjunction with the Experimental Biology conference.

American Vacuum Society Honors Jefferson Lab Accelerator Scientist

Some of the most advanced work to enable research at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is focused on ensuring that nothing gets in the way of the electron beam produced for nuclear physics experiments. Now, one Jefferson Lab staff scientist is being honored for her work on producing ultra-high to extreme-high vacuum environments to do just that.

Stephen Baylin Named Fellow Of The American Association For The Advancement Of Science

Stephen Baylin, M.D., the Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research, professor of oncology and medicine, and co-director of the Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics Program at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, has been elected by his peers as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing science, engineering and innovation. Baylin was among 489 AAAS members and four from Johns Hopkins who were selected for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications, according to the organization.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Awards and Appointments

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces its most recent awards and appointments for the institution’s physicians, scientists, nurses, and staff.

MSK Physician-Scientists Recognized with Top Honors by AACR, ASCO, and ASH Organizations

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces the following awards and honors to our staff, given by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) organizations.

Rick Sumner Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Rick Sumner, PhD, has spent years studying implants and ways to decrease failure by catching it early.
In recognition of his distinguished contributions to understanding bone remodeling around orthopedic implants and developing strategies to improve implant fixation, Sumner has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).