Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee

The Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee advocates for women in biochemistry and molecular biology, both in academia and in industry by increasing participation, visibility and status of women within the scientific community.

Susan J. Baserga

Susan J. Baserga

  • Chair, Women in Biochemistry and Microbiology Committee (2019–2022)
  • Yale University
Karen Allen

Karen Allen

  • (2019–2022)
  • Boston University
Vahe Bandarian

Vahe Bandarian

  • (2019–2022)
  • University of Utah
Marilee Benore

Marilee Benore

  • (2019–2022)
  • University of Michigan Dearborn
Donald Elmore

Donald Elmore

  • (2019–2022)
  • Wellesley College
Megan Filbin

Megan Filbin

  • (2019–2022)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
Sonia C. Flores

Sonia C. Flores

  • (2019–2022)
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine
Dixie Goss

Dixie Goss

  • (2019–2022)
  • Hunter College
Marina Holz

Marina Holz

  • (2019–2022)
  • New York Medical College
Patricia Kane

Patricia Kane

  • (2019–2022)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
Geoffrey Kapler

Geoffrey Kapler

  • (2019–2022)
  • Texas A&M University Health Science Center
Marina Ramirez-Alvarado

Marina Ramirez-Alvarado

  • (2019–2022)
  • Mayo Clinic
Jennifer Roecklein-Canfield

Jennifer Roecklein-Canfield

  • (2019–2022)
  • Simmons College
Kelly Ten Hagen

Kelly Ten Hagen

  • (2019–2022)
  • National Institutes of Health

Learn about the committee's work

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Magazine

Support for women in BMB

The society’s newest committee gathers a group of “mighty women” to promote policies of gender equity and recognize individuals who are committed to advancing the careers of women in biochemistry...

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ASBMB Leadership Awards

Recognizing individuals with a strong commitment to advancing the careers of women in biochemistry and molecular biology along with demonstrated excellence in research, discovery and/or service.

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Virtual event

Picture a Scientist

Sharon Shattuck, the director of a new feature-length documentary "Picture a Scientist," and members of the ASBMB Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee held a panel discussion about the issues covered in the film.