Heritage Committee

The Heritage Committee is responsible for developing a program that will educate young scientists about the historical perspectives relevant to current research in reproductive biology. The Heritage Committee also creates/defines an activity in the program of the Annual Meeting specifically designed for Emeritus members that will serve as an incentive for their attendance.

2017–2018 Members

Andrzej Bartke (Chair)
Mike Fields
Mary Ann Handel
W. Allan King
Christopher Price
Susan Suarez
Shreya Patel (Trainee)
Amanda Patterson (Trainee)
 

Andrea Cupp (Board Liaison)

Honorees of the SSR Heritage Committee

The following honorees have been specifically chosen by the Heritage Committee to have their career contributions to reproductive biology through leadership, research, teaching, and mentoring of trainees recognized and presented during a formal hour at the annual meetings of the Society.

2005: Andrew Nalbandov

Biosketch: “Andrew V. Nalbandov: a short biography (1912–1986),” John A. Resko.

2006: Cornelia Channing

Biosketch: “Cornelia ‘Nina’ Post Channing (1938–1985),” Neena Schwartz.

2007: Robert M. Melampy

Biosketch: “Robert M. Melampy: first president of the SSR (1909–1984),” Anderson L.L., Day B.N., Ford S.P. Presented by Bill Day.

2008: Gilbert Greenwald

Biosketch: “Gilbert S. Greenwald: mentor and friend (1927–2004),” Reid L. Norman.

2009: Larry L. Ewing

Biosketch: “Larry L. Ewing: a friend and colleague remembered (1936–1990),” Barry R. Zirkin.

2010: Jack Gorski

Biosketch: “Jack Gorski: scholar, mentor, friend (1931–2006),” Fredrick Stormshak.

2011: Lester E. Casida

Biosketch: “The seminal contributions of Lester Earl Casida to reproductive biology: experimental design, interpretation, integrity (1904–1986),” Inskeep K., Cochrane B., Dailey B., Stormshak F. Presented by E. Keith Inskeep.

2012: Richard Blandau

Biosketch: “Tribute to Professor Richard J. Blandau,” presented by Pedro Verdugo.

2013: Alfred Jost

Biosketch (not presently available) presented by Nathalie Josso.

2014: E.J. “Chris” Polge

Biosketch (not presently available) presented by Sir Ian Wilmut.

2015: M.C. Chang

Biosketch: “M.C.Chang: A Short Biography (1908–91),” Ryuzo Yanagimachi.

2016: Anne McLaren

Biosketch (not presently available) presented by Blanche Capel.

2017: Dr. Phillip J. Dziuk

2018: Dr. William Hansel

Biosketch (not presently available) presented by Joy Pate.

SSR Memorials

Memorials are given for SSR members who have been recognized by their peers for their contributions to the field of reproductive biology.

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