Committees

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee oversees the processes for identifying and validating the eligibility of the recipients of the Society for Experimental Biology Distinguished Scientist, Young Investigator and Best Paper Awards.

Chairperson

Rick Domann, PhD
The University of Iowa
4202 Medical Education and Biomedical Research Facility (MERF) 
Iowa City, IA 52242-1181
Phone: 319-335-8018
frederick-domann@uiowa.edu
Term ends: 2017

Jason D. Gardner, PhD
Louisiana State University HSC
MEB 7205
1901 Perdido St. 
New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: 504-568-7252 
jgardn@lsuhsc.edu
Term ends: 2017

Rachel Fenske 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI 
rjfenske@wisc.edu
Term ends: 2017

Felix Nau, PhD
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 314-452-1123
fnau@lsuhsc.edu
Term ends: 2017

Andreea Trache
Texas A&M Health Science Center
359 Reynolds Medical Bldg
College Station, TX
979-845-7990
trache@tamu.edu
Term Ends: 2018

Peter Stambrook, PhD
University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute| Department of Molecular Genetics | CVC G-925
231 Albert Sabin Way | Cincinnati, OH 45267 
P. 513-558-6151 
Email: Peter.Stambrook@uc.edu

Term ends: 2017

 

Finance and Investment Committee

The Finance and Investment Committee supervises the finances of the Society, reviews the annual budget prepared by the Executive Director and submits the budget to the Council. The Committee holds a minimum of one meeting each year for review of the budget. The committee is responsible for the appropriate disbursement of funds by the Treasurer and Executive Director as indicated by the budget and for the investment and management of all assets of the Society.

Chairperson

Treasurer
Patricia J. McLaughlin, PhD
Neural & Behavioral Sciences
Penn State University College of Medicine
500 University Dr, MC-H109
Hershey PA 17033-0850
Phone: 717-531-6414 Fax: 717-531-5003
pxm9@psu.edu
Term ends: 2018

Werner G. Bergen, PhD
Auburn University
Program in Cell & Molecular Biosciences

216 Upchurch Hall
AL 36849-5415
Phone: 334-844-1504
bergewg@auburn.edu
Term ends: 2017

Holly Lavoie, PhD
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy 
6311 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC 29209
Phone: 803-216-3817
Email: holly.lavoie@uscmed.sc.edu
Term ends: 2017

Danna Zimmer, PhD
Univ of Maryland Sch of Med
9600 Gudelsky Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (240) 314-6514 
dzimmer@som.umaryland.edu
Term ends: 2020

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee consists of four regular members of the Society. The committee is charged with reviewing member recruitment strategies and approving member applications. The committee meets annually to consider membership recruitment strategies to enhance the Society's mission.

Chairperson

H. Rex Gaskins, PhD
Institute for Genomic Biology 
University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign

1207 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801

P. 217-244-3165 
hgaskins@illinois.edu
Term ends: 2018

Richard Bruno, PhD, RD
The Ohio State University 
Human Nutrition Program
1945 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43210-1172 
Phone: 614-292-5522
bruno.27@osu.edu
Term ends: 2017

Louis Justement, PhD

Univ of Alabama-Birmingham
1825 University Blvd, 502 SHEL
Birmingham, AL 35294-2182
Phone: (205) 934-1429
lbjust@uab.edu
Term ends: 2020

Huanbiao Mo
Texas Womens University
ACT, 7th Floor
304 Administration Drive
Denton, TX 76201
hmo@gsu.edu
Term Ends 2017

Shigemi Matsuyama, PhD
Case Western Reserve Univ
10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106-7285
Phone: (216) 368-5832
shigemi.matsuyama@case.edu
Term Ends 2020

Nominating Committee

It is the duty of the Nominating Committee to prepare lists of nominees from the members as described in Article IX of the Bylaws, with a view to securing wide representation in the Council.

Chairperson

Jason D. Gardner, PhD
Louisiana State University HSC
MEB 7205
1901 Perdido St.
New Orleans, LA 70112

P. 504-568-7252 F. 504-568-6158 
jgardn@lsuhsc.edu
Term ends: 2018

Jian Feng PhD
State University of New York at Buffalo 
124 Sherman Hall
BRB 549 (South Campus)
Buffalo, NY 14214
P. Tel: (716) 829-2345
jianfeng@buffalo.edu
Term ends: 2018

Denis M. Medeiros, PhD, RD
University of Missouri at Kansas City
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
5100 Rockhill Rd., AC 342
Kansas City, MO 66160

P. 816-235-1301
medeirosd@umkc.edu
Term ends: 2018

Brandt Schneider, PhD
Texas Tech University HSC
3601 4th Street, MS 6525 Room 5C119
brandt.schneider@ttuhsc.edu
Term ends: 2018

Peter Stambrook, PhD

University of Cincinnati Medical Center 
3125 Eden Ave, Rm 3324,
Cincinnati, OH 45267

Phone: (513) 558-6151 

peter.stambrook@uc.edu
Term ends: 2018

Outreach Committee

The Outreach committee oversee the SEBM Sherpas, Organize Task Force to Identify Outreach Opportunities and Recruit SEBM Members Participation in order to introduce SEBM to up-and-coming researchers, and build membership and our brand.

Chairperson


Robert K. Dearth
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 
Department of Biology 
Edinburg, TX
Phone: 956 665-8750
robert.dearth@utrgv.edu
Term Ends: 2021

Jacqueline Hibbert, PhD
Moorehouse School of Medicine 
Microbiology, Biochemistry & Immunology
Hugh Gloster Building
Phone: 404-752-1737 
jhibbert@msm.edu
Term ends: 2019

Megan Dailey, PhD
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-244-5567
mdailey5@illinois.edu
Term ends: 2018

Robert Dearth
Biology Department
University of Texas Pan American 
1201 West University Drive
Phone: (956) 665-8750
Edinburg, Texas 78539
dearthrk@utpa.edu
Term ends: 2019

Karen Doersch
Texas A&M Health Science Center
1114 Reynolds Medical Bldg.
College Station, TX 77843-1114

doersch@medicine.tamhsc.edu
Term end: 2019

Paul Stein, PhD
Onciomed
2313 W San Lorenzo Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Phone: 714-549-2484 
steinpm@hotmail.com
Term ends: 2018

Colleen Stoyas, BS
University of California, San Diego
1502 La Playa Ave
San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: 847-309-6801
cstoyas@ucsd.edu
Term ends: 2018

Publication Committee

The Publication Committee consists of four regular members of the Society and is responsible for consulting with the Editor-in-Chief and the Council regarding major editorial policy decisions for the Journal, Experimental Biology and Medicine.

Chairperson

Leszek Kotula, PhD
SUNY Upstate New York University
766 Irving Ave., 118 Weiskotten Hal
Syracuse, NY 13210

Phone: 315 464-1690 
kotulal@upstate.edu
Term ends: 2019

Richard Bruno, PhD, RD
The Ohio State University 
Human Nutrition Program
1945 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43210-1172 
Phone: 614-292-5522
bruno.27@osu.edu
Term ends: 2019

Patricia J. McLaughlin, PhD
Neural & Behavioral Sciences
Penn State University College of Medicine
500 University Dr, MC-H109
Hershey PA 17033-0850
Phone: 717-531-6414 Fax: 717-531-5003
pxm9@psu.edu
Term ends: 2017

Betty Pace, PhD
Georgia Regents University
1120 15th Street; CN4112
Augusta, GA 30912
Phone: 706-721-6893
bpace@gru.edu
Term ends: 2020