News from the Steering Committee
At the ICBL 2013 which took place in Bari, Italy, the ICBL Steering Commitee for the upcoming years was elected.
Professor Félix M. Goñi (Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Spain), who organized the 2010 ICBL meeting in Bilbao, will step down and is replaced by professor Antonio Moschetta, who organized the Bari ICBL (2013) together with professor Maurizio Crestani. We thank Felix for all his contributions to ICBL over the years, and wish Antonio welcome to the Steering Committee as oridinary member (2014-2016). Other ordinary members are professor Dennis Vance (ICBL Banff 2012) and professr Ewa Świeżewska (ICBL Warzaw 2011).
Members of the ICBL Advisory Board are Günther Daum (Graz University of Technology, Austria; Past-President since 2013), Toon de Kroon (Utrecht University, The Netherlands; elected 2011), Banafshe Larijani (London Research Institute, Lincoln’s Inn Fields Laboratories, UK; elected 2012); and Gabor Tigyi (University of Tennessee, Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA).
Corresponding Members of the ICBL Steering Commitee are Andrew Brown (elected 2009; re-elected 2012) from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Makoto Ito (elected 2012) from the Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Fukuoka, Japan; Richard Lehner (elected 2012) from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Bao-Liang Song (elected 2013) from the Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biologicsal Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Amit Chattophadhyay (elected 2013) from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India; Norma B. Sterin-Speziale (elected 2012), Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Dennis R. Voelker (elected 2012), Pulmonary Division Dept. Med. National Jewish Health, Denver, CO, USA.