The International Society for Advancement of Society (ISAC) recentlly announced the five scientists who were chosen as 2014-2018 ISAC Scholars. They are:
- Jessica Houston – Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, New Mexico State University
- Xu Huang – just appointed as principal investigator/Lecturer in Paul O'Gorman Leukemia Research Centre, Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow University
- Hervé Luche - Scientist, R&D Manager, Centre for Immunophenomics (CIPHE), Marselle, France
- Yolanda Mahnke – Senior Research Investigator, University of Pennsylvania
- Carolina Wählby - Associate Professor, Centre for Image Analysis, Uppsala University and Imaging Platform, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
The ISAC Scholars program is designed to enhance the scientific and leadership experiences of emerging leaders in the field of cytometry. It is a career development program for those under the age of 40 on the date of the application. The program provides opportunities for leadership training, an opportunity to apply for a mentor training opportunity with another Society member, presentation opportunities, financial support for membership in ISAC (Society), as well as other valuable mentoring activities. In addition, ISAC Scholars are given the opportunity to be an integral part of the Society through committee memberships, advisory boards, the opportunity to review manuscripts submitted to Cytometry, Part A (the official journal of ISAC) and creating educational material to further support the goals of ISAC. Being chosen ISAC Scholar is an indication that you are recognized for your leadership potential, scientific skills and ability to achieve your career goals.