George D. Pappas

George PappasThe MBL flag will be lowered in memory of former MBL Trustee and Society Emeritus member Dr. George D. Pappas of the University of Illinois at Chicago who died on August 12, 2015 at the age of 88.

Dr. Pappas was a long-time MBL visiting investigator and a member of the Neurobiology course faculty in the early 1970s.  He served as an MBL Trustee from 1977 to 1981. Dr. Pappas was the President of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) in 1975 and was active on many other Society committees and councils. In 2003, he received the Henry Gray Award from the American Association of Anatomists for his many important contributions to the field of cell biology.