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

Clint Allred (Chair)
Texas A&M HSC / College of Medicine
[email protected]
Term ends: 2020

Michael Lehman
University of Mississippi Medical Center
[email protected]
Term ends: 2021

Vince Luca
[email protected]
Term Ends 2024

Shigeki Miyamoto
[email protected]
Term Ends 2021

Vinita Takiar
[email protected]
Term Ends: 2022

Andrea Trache
Texas A&M University
[email protected]
Term ends 2023

Warren E. Zimmer, PhD
Texas A&M HSC / College of Medicine 
[email protected]
Term ends: 2023

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
Stephania Cormier, PhD
[email protected]
Term ends: 2022

Jian Feng, PhD
[email protected]
Term Ends: 2021

Holly Lavoie, PhD
Email: [email protected]
Term ends: 2021

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

Warren E. Zimmer, PhD, Co-chair
Texas A&M HSC / College of Medicine 
[email protected]
Term ends: 2021

Dirk Duncker, MD, PhD
Erasmus University Medical Center | Professor of Experimental Cardiology
[email protected]
Term ends: 2021

Farzin Farzaneh, PhD | International Councilor
King's College London | Rayne Institute Se5 | Denmark Hill
United Kingdom
[email protected]
Term Ends: 2021

Agnes Luo
[email protected]
Term ends: 2024

Katherine Vest
[email protected]
Term Ends: 2024

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

Warren E. Zimmer, PhD
Texas A&M HSC / College of Medicine 
[email protected]
Term ends: 2023

Louis Justement
University Alabama at Birmingham
[email protected]
Term Ends: 2024

Michael Lehman
University of Mississippi Medical Center
[email protected]
Term ends: 2024

Shigemi Matsuyama, PhD
Case Western Reserve Univeristy
[email protected]
Term Ends 2023

Peter Stambrook, PhD

University of Cincinnati Medical Center 
[email protected]
Term ends: 2022

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

Rachel Fenske, Chair
University of Wisconsin - Madison
[email protected]
Term ends: 2022

Nathalie Fuentes
[email protected]
Term ends: 2021

Weinan Zhou
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
[email protected]
Term Ends: 2023 

Program Planning Committee

The Program Planning Committee shall monthly to help plan activities of the Society at Experimental Biology (EB) and the International Experimental Biology and Medicine Conference (IEBMC) annual meetings.

Chairperson

Peter Stambrook, PhD

University of Cincinnati Medical Center 
[email protected]
Term ends: 2023

Stephania A. Cormier, PhD.
[email protected]
Term ends: 2022

Emma Bowers
Texas A&M University
[email protected]
Term Ends 2022

Rachel Fenske, Chair
University of Wisconsin - Madison
[email protected]
Term ends: 2022

Steven R. Goodman, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, EBM
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
[email protected]

Victoria Golub
Texas A&M University
[email protected]
Term Ends 2022


Louis Justement
University Alabama at Birmingham
[email protected]
Term Ends: 2023

Holly Lavoie, PhD
Email: [email protected]
Term ends: 2022

Michael Lehman
University of Mississippi Medical Center
[email protected]
Term ends: 2023

Thomas Thompson, PhD
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
[email protected]
Term ends: 2023

Warren E. Zimmer, PhD
Texas A&M HSC / College of Medicine 
[email protected]
Term ends: 2023

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

Steve Youngentob, PhD
[email protected]
Term ends: 2021

Stephania A. Cormier, PhD.
 [email protected]
Term ends: 2023

Alexander Sikorski
[email protected]
Term Ends: 2023