Thoru Pederson named fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology

By: UMass Medical School Communications

Dr. Thoru Pederson accepts the ASCB’s Award for Distinguished Service in 2015.

Thoru Pederson, PhD, the Vitold Arnett Professor of Cell Biology, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, and associate vice provost for research, was one of 67 scientists named a 2017 fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology.

The honor of being named an ASCB fellow is bestowed to ASCB members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for their meritorious efforts to advance cell biology and its applications and for their service to ASCB.

“I am very pleased to be inducted as an ASCB fellow,” Dr. Pederson said. “The mysteries of the cell have been my science forever and ASCB has been my ‘home’ as a professional society and community since I joined in 1966.”

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About Dr. Thoru Pederson: https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/132829