Fischione Instruments CEO Paul Fischione was named as one of eight new fellows of the Microscopy Society of America (MSA). The honor will be conferred August 7, 2017 in St. Louis at Microscopy & Microanalysis 2017, which will be the 75th anniversary meeting of MSA. The MSA Fellow designation annually recognizes senior distinguished members of the Society who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the field of microscopy and microanalysis through a combination of scientific achievement and service to the scientific community.
MSA's selection of Fischione is based on "his many years of dedicated service to MSA, the national and international microscopy communities, and for his innovations in product development to improve microscopy sample preparation."
Joining Fischione in the class of 2017 Fellows are: David C. Bell, Harvard University; Christopher J. Kiely, Lehigh University; Jeanette Killius, Northeastern Ohio Medical University; Laurence D. Marks, Northwestern University; Peter Rez, Arizona State University; Phillip E. Russell, Appalachian State University; and Heide Schatten, University of Missouri – Columbia. “
"The Microscopy Society of America prides itself on recognizing the many ways that different individuals contribute to the field, and the Class of 2017 Fellows is exemplary of this diversity,” said Ian M. Anderson, MSA President. “Members of the Class of 2017 represent the gamut of the Society’s mission: scientists whose research activities have furthered our fundamental understanding of a variety of microscopy techniques and their application to diverse scientific studies; technologists who have overseen the practical implementation of these techniques; instrument manufacturers whose developments have opened new avenues for microscopy to impact scientific advancement; and educators whose books have informed and trained those entering the field.”