Zissis Chroneos joins noted society of biochemists and molecular biologists

Monday, November 14, 2005

An assistant professor of biochemistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has been accepted for membership in the influential American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Zissis Chroneos, Ph.D., was nominated for membership by one of the editors of a paper Chroneos submitted to the Journal of Biological Chemistry. The society publishes that journal. Chroneos’ paper on a vital part of the lung’s immune system was published in the Oct. 14, 2005, issue of the journal.

The society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization with more than 11,900 members worldwide. Its purpose is to advance the science of biochemistry and molecular biology through publishing scientific and educational journals. The society was founded in 1906 and is located in Bethesda, Md.

Most society members teach and conduct research at colleges and universities. Others conduct research in government laboratories, at nonprofit research institutions, and in industry.

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