Category Archives: FASEB member societies

Bill Gates and Francis Collins Address The American Society of Human Genetics Meeting Attendees

On October 18, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair Bill Gates and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins had lively and wide-ranging conversations about genetics and human health. The setting was the Presidential Symposium at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) annual meeting in Orlando. In his opening talk, Gates outlined a… Read More »

Twenty-Six Members of FASEB Societies Elected to National Academy of Medicine

On October 16, the National Academy of Medicine announced the election of 80 new members during its annual meeting; 26 are members of FASEB societies. In order to be nominated, one must demonstrate outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the fields of health and medicine.  Sincere congratulations to: Mark E. Anderson- The American… Read More »

Two FASEB Society Members Win 2017 Nobel Prizes

This week, Michael W. Young pictured right, a member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and the Genetics Society of America (GSA), and Joachim Frank pictured left, a Protein Society (PS) member, were each named 2017 Nobel Laureates. On October 2, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize… Read More »

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and The American Physiological Society Establish Hurricane Relief Funds

Over the span of weeks, U.S. coastal communities and neighboring island territories experienced back-to-back hurricanes of unprecedented strength. Starting in late August, Hurricane Harvey left large parts of Texas under water and thousands of residents without power. Weeks later, Hurricane Irma decimated multiple Caribbean territories and forced 6.3 million Florida residents to evacuate their homes.… Read More »