Professional Activities and Societies

Membership

1996 – present        American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), member

1999 – present        American Society for Microbiology (ASM), member

1999 – present        American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), member

2002 – 2008           Scientific Program Committee (ASTMH)

2002 – 2008           American Committee of Molecular, Cellular, and Immunoparasitology (AMCIP)

2010 – present        American Society for Parasitology

2011 – 2015             Kinetoplastid Cell and Molecular Biology Meeting Program Committee

Editorial

2005 – 2008            Associate Editor, PLoS Pathogens

2006 – 2007            Landes Bioscience, Editor: “Molecular Mechanisms of Parasite Invasion”

2012 – present         Associate Editor; PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases

1999 – present         Ad-hoc reviewer for many biology journals including: Science, Cell Host & Microbe,                                           PLoS Pathogens, Journal of Cell Biology, Journal of Cell Science, Eukaryotic Cell,                                             Microbes & Infection, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Infection and Immunity,                                             Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, British Journal of Pharmacology

2012                            Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 2015. Editor: Chapters on                                        African and American Trypanasomiasis for the American Academy of Pediatrics

Study Sections:

2003                            Wellcome Trust Ad-hoc Reviewer

2005                            HHMI International Research Scholar Program (BCEERU Panel)

2011                             CIHR, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (External reviewer-ad hoc)

2012                             NIH/NIMHD (Special Emphasis Review Panel – R01s)

2013                              NIH/NIAID (Special Emphasis Review Panel – R01s) – March 7/8

2013                              CIHR, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (MID) Panel meeting May 14-15 Ottawa,                                        Canada

2013                              CIHR, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (MID) Panel meeting December 11- 12                                            Ottawa, Canada

Institutional Service (HSPH)

2000 – 2001                IID External Seminar Series Committee

2000 – 2001                Future of Public Health Symposium, Session chair

2000 – 2002                DBS/BPH Retreat Committee, Chair

2001                               Junior Faculty Retreat Planning, Session organizer

2002                               BPH Strategic Planning

2002 – 2006                 BPH Rotation Committee

2003                                BPH Admissions (ad-hoc)

2004 – 2006                 Allston Planning Committee

2004 – 2007                  BPH Admissions

2005 – 2007                  Committee for Concerns of Women Faculty

2006                                Faculty Search Committee – Immunology of Infectious Diseases

2006 – 2007                   BPH PQE Committee

2006                                 Postdoctoral Advisory Committee

2007 – 2008                    Faculty Search Committee – Genetics of Complex Diseases

2009 – present                Committee for the Advancement of Women Faculty (Chair: 2011-present)

2010 – 2013                     Faculty Council