International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

A Historical Capsule:

Chronology of IUB(MB) Presidents, General Secretaries, and Treasurers

 

The IUB(MB) has had the following Presidents, General Secretaries, and Treasurers since 1955:

President:

M. Florkin(Belgium, 1955-61)
S. Ochoa(USA, 1961-67)
A.H.T. Theorell(Sweden, 1967-73)
O. Hayaishi (Japan, 1973-76)
A.A. Bayev(Russia, 1976-79)
F. Lynen(Germany, 1979)
H.G. Wood(USA, 1979-85)
M. Grunberg-Manago(France, 1985-88)
E.C. Slater(Netherlands, 1988-91)
H.L. Kornberg(UK, 1991-94)
K. Yagi(Japan, 1994-97)
W.J. Whelan(USA, 1997-2000)
B.F.C Clark(Denmark, 2000-2003)
M. Osborn(Germany, 2003-2006)
G. Kenyon(USA, 2006)

A. Azzi

(Switzerland / USA, 2007-2012)

G. Petsko(USA, 2012-2015)

General Secretary:

R.H.S. Thompson (UK, 1955-64)
P. Desnuelle(France, 1964-70)
H.G. Wood(USA, 1970-73)
W.J. Whelan(USA, 1973-83)
R.L. Hill(USA, 1983-91)
H. Kleinkauf (Germany, 1991-98)
F. Vella

(Canada, 1998-2000)

Jaques-Henry Weil(France, 2000-2009)

Treasurer:

E.H. Stotz(USA, 1955-67)
F.G. Young(UK, 1967-71)
E.C. Slater(Netherlands, 1971-79)
W.F.J. Cuthbertson(UK, 1979-81)
K. Yagi(Japan, 1981-88)
A.W. Linnane(Australia, 1988-97)
R.B. Beechey(UK, 1998)
E.C. Slater(UK, 1999-2000)
P. Dolphin(Canada, 2001)
R.B. Beechey(UK, 2001-2003)
J. J. de Pont(Netherlands, 2003-2010)