ASPET’s Publications Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Laura Bohn has been selected to serve on the Publications Committee as an at-large member. Her term is effective January 1, 2022 and runs through December 31, 2024.
Dr. Bohn is Chair and Professor, Dembling Endowment Fund for Drug Discovery and Human Health Research, in the Department of Molecular Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, at The Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter, Florida. She is Professor in the Skaggs Graduate School in Chemical and Biological Sciences and an Affiliate Member in The Brain Institute, Florida Atlantic University.
She received her B.S. degree in Biochemistry and B.A. degree in Chemistry from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA. In 1999, Dr. Bohn received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
Dr. Bohn was a mini-reviews editor from 2010-2013 on Molecular Pharmacology, where she currently serves as an editorial board member. She is also active on several other editorial boards and committees. She has received numerous honors and awards, including The John J. Abel Award from ASPET and Pfizer in June, 2011. Dr. Bohn chaired ASPET’s Neuropharmacology Division Executive Committee from 2013-2015 and served on the Program Committee from 2015-2017. She has been an ASPET member since 2004.