E. Michael Ostap: Elected as 2020 AAAS Fellow


Mike Ostap speaking at 2017 strategic planning meeting

Congratulations to Mike Ostap on his election as a 2020 AAAS Fellow in the section of Biological Sciences of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  His work was recognized for “distinguished contributions to the fields of biophysics and biochemistry, particularly for using single-molecule and biochemical techniques to study cytoskeletal motors.”  The AAAS Fellows were formally announced in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science on November 27.  A virtual induction ceremony for new Fellows is scheduled for February 13, 2021.

Recent publication:

Pyrpassopoulos, S., Shuman, H., & Ostap, E. M. (2019). Modulation of kinesin’s load-bearing capacity by force geometry and the microtubule track. Biophysical Journal118(1), 243–253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2019.10.045

AAAS announcement