John Hildebrand, EX officio member
John G. Hildebrand is Regents Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Entomology, and Molecular & Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He was founding head of the Division of Neurobiology (1985-2009) and the Department of Neuroscience after the Division became a Department (2009-2013). He earned his baccalaureate degree at Harvard University and his Ph.D. (in biochemistry) at the Rockefeller University and moved to Arizona in 1985 after 16 years as a faculty member at Harvard and Columbia Universities. His research fields are insect neurobiology and behavior, chemical ecology, and vector biology. He is an author of more than 215 research papers and reviews and editor of five books. A past president of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences, International Society of Chemical Ecology, and International Society for Neuroethology, he currently is Foreign Secretary of the NAS and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Philosophical Society, German National Academy of Sciences 'Leopoldina’, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, and Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters; an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society (UK); and a fellow of the AAAS, the Entomological Society of America, and the International Society for Neuroethology.