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Dr. Robert Price Named President-Elect of the Microscopy Society of America

Dr. Robert Price, research professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy and director of the School of Medicine Instrumentation Resource Facility, has been named the new President-Elect of the Microscopy Society of America (MSA).

The society is the largest national organization focused on the advancement of research and education in microscopy and microanalysis, with more than 3,000 members and 30 Local Affiliate Societies.

Dr. Price has been an active member of the MSA since the 1980s, serving on multiple committees and as overall program chair for the annual Microscopy & Microanalysis meetings in 2001 and 2005. He served as editor-in-chief of the journal “Microscopy and Microanalysis” from 2009 to 2016 and is currently the associate editor of “Microscopy Today.” Dr. Price has directed numerous confocal microscopy workshops nationally, internationally and at the School of Medicine. In collaboration with Dr. Jay Jerome of Vanderbilt University, Dr. Price authored “Basic Confocal Microscopy,” one of the most widely utilized textbooks in the field.

In recognition of his continued contributions to the MSA and microscopy research and education, Dr. Price received the MSA Mort Maser Distinguished Service Award in 2007 and was elected an MSA fellow in 2012.