Richard N. Mitchell, MD, PhD

Dr. Rick Mitchell officially assumed the role of President of the ASIP on July 1, 2020. In a normal year, Dr. Mitchell would have received his Presidential Gavel at the ASIP Business Meeting during the 2020 Annual Meeting (scheduled for San Diego in April 2020). Given the COVID-19-related cancellation of Experimental Biology 2020, we planned [...]

Matrix: The Master Puppeteer

New Mechanism of Fibronectin Fibril Assembly Revealed by Live Imaging and Superresolution Microscopy Sophie AstrofRutgers University Cell-Scale Biophysical Cues from Collagen Fiber Architecture Instruct Cell Behavior and the Propagation of Mechanosensory Signals Suzanne PonikUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonDecellularized Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds Identify Collagen VI as a Driver of Breast Cancer Cell Invasion in Obesity and MetastasisMadeleine OudinTufts [...]

Meritorious Award Lectures – Webinars

September 23, 2020 at 11:30 AM EST ASIP Robbins Distinguished Educator Award Lecture – Webinar  Branching Out: New Roles For the Parkinson’s Disease-associated Kinase PINK1 in Synapto-Dendritic Neuroprotection Charleen Chu, MD, PhDDepartment of PathologyUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburgh, PAIntroduction delivered by Dr. George K. Michalopoulos REgister September 30, 2020 at 11:30 AM EST ASIP [...]

Long-time ASIP Member L. Maximilian Buja, MD in the news for autopsy research unlocking new COVID Treatments

L. Maximilian Buja, MD Dr. Buja is Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the McGovern Medical School of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His scholarly focus is on pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases. He is an advocate of the importance of the autopsy in medicine and has [...]

Katti Crakes, PhD

Congratulations to Dr. Katti Crakes upon the very recent completion and defense of her PhD research. Dr. Crakes is a new member of the ASIP and was planning to attend Experimental Biology 2020 prior to its cancellation. Dr. Crakes spent the majority of her childhood in Los Angeles CA, but eventually transplanted to New York. [...]