April Awards

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY RECOGNIZES STARK

George R. Stark, PhD, FRS, professor emeritus of genetics, was awarded the 2011 Herbert Tabor/Journal of Biological Chemistry Lectureship Award by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). The lectureship recognizes outstanding lifetime scientific achievements and was established to honor the many contributions of Herbert Tabor to both the society and the journal, for which he has served as editor for nearly 40 years. Dr. Stark will be the eighth person so honored, joining a luminous group of recipients that includes the 2010 awardee, Nobel Laureate Phillip A. Sharp. Dr. Stark presented his award lecture titled "Genetic Analysis of Signaling Pathways in Human Cells” at the annual meeting of the ASBMB in Washington, DC.

BORON RECEIVES AMERICAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY HONOR

Walter Boron, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, received the Ray G. Diggs Award from the American Physiological Society. The award, which honors the Society's first Executive Secretary, is presented to the physiologist who is judged to have provided distinguished long-term service to the science of physiology and, in particular, to the American Physiological Society by holding a prominent position in the Society. Established in 1973, the Ray G. Daggs Award is presented at the spring Business Meeting of the Society.

Posted by: Alma Martin, April 28, 2011 05:36 PM | News Topics: Awards

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