Congratulations to Professor Ron Laskey one of the members of the GRE International Scientific Advisory Board who was recognized in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list announced on 31 December 2010.

Professor Ronald Laskey, FRS, FMedSci, was made a CBE for services to science. He holds the Charles Darwin Chair of Animal Embryology at the University of Cambridge and is Director of the MRC Cancer Cell Unit, Hutchinson/MRC Research Centre. His research focuses on how cells control DNA synthesis. Ron Laskey is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Member of Academia Europaea, Vice President of the Academy of Medical Sciences and a former President of the British Society for Cell Biology.