BME Assistant Professor Ashley Brown has been elected to serve on the Council for the American Society for Matrix Biology (ASMB). The mission of the ASMB is to promote basic, translational, and clinical research on the extracellular matrix; and the application of this research for therapies and devices. The ASMB seeks to accomplish this mission by promoting interactions among academia, scientific societies, industry, and government; facilitating dissemination of relevant knowledge and new findings; providing mentoring opportunities to junior scientists; and advocating sustained funding for research and education. For more information see the ASMB web site here. Congratulations to Dr. Brown for this well deserved professional recognition.