Katelyn Cook Wins ASCB Porter Prize for Research Excellence

Grants, Fellowships and Awards
Posted on September 10, 2021

Katelyn, a graduate student in Ileana Cristea's lab, will present a featured talk at the ASCB conference this December, entitled "Human Viruses Rewire Membrane Contact Site Tethering Interactions, Structures, and Functions for Pro-Viral Organelle Remodeling".

Each year, the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) chooses remarkable individuals to be recognized for their various achievements in the realm of life sciences. ASCB’s slate of awards and recognitions is designed to acknowledge the contributions that they people have made to science across many career stages, as well as to the pursuit of science for the benefit of humanity.

“ASCB honorific awards recognize members and nonmembers at different career stages for both research achievements and achievements in other areas that ASCB values, including education, public service, mentoring, and inclusivity,” noted Thea Clarke, Interim Co-CEO of ASCB.