Jon Dobson named AAAS Fellow

Headshot of Jon Dobson
Headshot of Jon Dobson

        We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jon Dobson has been named a Fellow of the
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

        He is being honored by AAAS for “outstanding contributions to the development
of magnetic micro- and nanoparticle-based technologies in cell engineering,
regenerative medicine and gene transfection.” Dr. Dobson has developed novel
technologies for magnetic targeting and remote activation of cell signaling
pathways for cell engineering and stem cell therapy, magnetic nanoparticle-based
gene transfection, and magnetic targeting of modified cell carriers for cancer
therapy and regenerative medicine.

       Dr. Dobson will be recognized during a ceremony for new Fellows on Saturday,
February 13, 2016, during the 2016 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.