Research professor Bob Price elected as a Fellow of the Microscopy Society of America
Bob Price, PhD, research professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy and director of the Instrumentation Resource Facility at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, has been elected as a Fellow of the Microscopy Society of America. The designation recognizes senior distinguished members of the society who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the science and practice of microscopy.
The Microscopy Society of America will recognize Price and 10 other 2012 fellows during the Microscopy & Microanalysis annual meeting held July 29 to Aug. 2 in Phoenix.
Election as a Fellow of the Microscopy Society of America is highly selective. Fellows must maintain membership in the society for a minimum of 10 years and demonstrate contributions to microscopy. Price previously served as the scientific program chair for society meetings in 2001 and 2005. He is editor-in-chief of Microscopy and Microanalysis — the peer-reviewed scientific journal of the society. He published a book on the topic of confocal scanning laser microscopy. In addition, he regularly teaches workshops and has contributed to more than 80 scientific publications.
Price joined the USC School of Medicine in 1990. His research interests include biotechnology, colon cancer and cardiovascular disease.April 4, 2012
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