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Lecture, 1930

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Council Members


Natalie Ahn — President  (2016–2018)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Colorado at Boulder
Campus Box 215
Boulder. CO 80309-0215
Tel: 303-492-4799
Fax: 303-492-2439

Gerald Hart President-Elect (2017-2018)
Department of Biological Chemistry
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
725 N. Wolfe Street
515 WBSB
Baltimore, MD 21205
Tel: 410-614-5993
Fax: 410-614-8804 

Toni M. Antalis  Treasurer (20152018)
Department of Physiology, Center for Vascular Biology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Bio Park, Bldg. One - Room 220
800 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Tel: 410-706-8222
Fax: 410-706-8121

Jennifer DuBois  Secretary (20162019)
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Montana State University
221 Chem and Biochem Research Building,
Bozeman, Montana 59717
Tel: 406-994-2844


Voting Members

Squire Booker (20162019)
Departments of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
104 Chemistry Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Tel: 814-865-8793
Fax: 814-865-2927

Victoria J. DeRose (20162019)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
1253 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
Tel: 541-346-3568

Wayne Fairbrother (2015–2018)
Director, Early Discovery Biochemistry
Genentech, Inc.
1 DNA Way
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Tel: 650-225-1000
Rachel Green (2015–2018)
Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
725 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
Tel: 410-614-4922

Blake Hill (2017-2020)
Department of Biochemistry
Medical College of Wisconsin
 8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Tel: 414-955-5885
Fax: 414-955-6510

Susan Marqusee (2015–2018)
University of California, Berkeley
QB3 Institute
592 Stanley Hall #3220
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-3220
Tel: (510) 642-7678

Celia A. Schiffer (2016-2019)
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
University of Massachusetts Medical School 
364 Plantation St
Worcester, MA 01605
Tel: 508-856-8008

Takita Felder Sumter (20172020)
Department of Chemistry, Physics and Geology
Sims Science Building 314-A
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC 29733
Tel: 803-323-4991

JoAnn Trejo (2017-2020)
 Department of Pharmacology
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive #0636
La Jolla, CA 92093
Tel: 858-246-0150


Non-Voting Members


Cheryl Bailey (2016–2019) 
Chair, Education and Professional Development Committee
Mount Mary University
School of Natural and Health Sciences
Milwaukee, WI
Tel: 414-258-4810, ext. 388

A. L. Burlingame 
Editor, Molecular and Cellular Proteomics
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Mass Spectrometry Facility
Genentech Hall, Room N472
University of California, San Francisco
600 16th Street, Box 2240
San Francisco, CA 94158-2240
Tel: 415 476-5641
Fax: 415 476-0688

Edward A. Dennis 
Editor, Journal of Lipid Research
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
4076 Biomedical Sciences Bldg.
Univ. of California-San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla CA 92093-0601
Tel: 858-534-3055
Fax: 858-534-7390

Sonia Flores (2017–2020) 
Chair, Minority Affairs Committee
Pulmonary Division
Vice Chair of Diversity and Justice
Department of Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Matthew S. Gentry (2017-2020)
Chair, Public Affairs Advisory Committee
Associate Professor
University of Kentucky
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
BBSRB Building
741 S. Limestone, B278
Lexington, KY 40536-0509
Tel: 859.323.8482

 Lila Gierasch 
Editor, Journal of Biological Chemistry
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
710 N. Pleasant Street
Amherst. MA 01003
Tel: 413-545-6094

Susanna Greer (2016–2019) 
Chair, Public Outreach Committee
250 Williams Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel: 404-329-7552

Peter Kennelly (2016–2019) 
Chair, Membership Committee
Department of Biochemistry
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0308
Tel: 540-231-4317
Fax: 540-231-9070

Amnon Kohen (2016–2019)
Chair, Publications Committee
Department of Chemistry
The University of Iowa
E331 Chemistry Building
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1294
Tel: 319-335-0234

Daniel M. Raben (2015–2018) 
Chair, Meetings Committee
Department of Biological Chemistry
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
725 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
Tel: 410-955-1289
Fax: 410-614-8729

Rajini Rao (2017–2019)
Chair, ASBMB Today Editorial Advisory Board
Professor and director, Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine   
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Physiology
201/204 Wood Basic Science Building  
725 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 
Tel: 410-955-4732                                                                                                                          

William L. Smith 
Editor, Journal of Lipid Research 

Herbert Tabor
Co-Editor, Journal of Biological Chemistry
11200 Rockville Pike, Suite 302
Rockville, MD 20852
Tel: 240 283-6620
Fax: 301 881-2458

Barbara A. Gordon
ASBMB Executive Director
11200 Rockville Pike, Suite 302
Rockville, MD 20852
Tel: 240-283-6600
Fax: 301-881-2080