February 2011
 

48 ASBMB members elected to AAAS


ASBMBBY NICOLE KRESGE

Forty-eight members of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology have been awarded the distinction of American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, an honor bestowed on AAAS members by their peers.

 

Axel T. Brunger wins inaugural ASBMB DeLano Award


BY ANGELA HOPP

Stanford University professor Axel T. Brunger has been named the winner of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s inaugural DeLano Award for Computational Biosciences.

 

Brown and Goldstein honored with ASBMB’s inaugural Stadtman award


ASBMBBY ANGELA HOPP

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has named Nobel laureates Michael S. Brown and Joseph L. Goldstein, pioneers in the study of cholesterol metabolism, the joint winners of its first Earl and Thressa Stadtman Distinguished Scientist Award.

 

Christine Guthrie recognized with ASBMB-Merck Award


BY ANGELA HOPP

Christine Guthrie, a leading figure in the field of RNA processing and a dedicated mentor to young scientists, has been named the winner of the 2011 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-Merck Award.

 

Retrospective: Eugene Goldwasser (1922 – 2010)


ASBMBBY NICOLE KRESGE

Eugene Goldwasser, the Alice Hogge and Arthur A. Baer professor emeritus of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Chicago, died Dec. 17. He was 88.

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