The Post

Nation’s capital lively backdrop for cell biology meeting

February 27, 2020

Nearly 6,000 scientists from around the world gathered in Washington, DC, in December for the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting to hear talks and see poster presentations on the latest life science research, to participate in panel discussions, to gain professional development…

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Featured Articles

Votes now being accepted for 2020 ASCB elections

April 2, 2020

ASCB’s Election opened Wednesday, April 1, with a phenomenal slate of individuals on the ballot. In the case of the…

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Changes to bylaws on the ballot for spring

March 25, 2020

Note: ASCB is offering a webinar to discuss bylaws changes on April 1, 2020, at 1:00 pm ET. During this…

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Managing social distancing as a scientist in training

March 21, 2020
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Ed. Note: Scott Wilkinson is the current co-chair of the ASCB Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS). Social distancing. By…

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Dear Labby

Coping with the stress of having too much to do

February 24, 2020

Dear Labby, I am not sure this is appropriate to ask here, but I don’t know where else to ask. I have been an assistant professor at my college for two years. I am feeling stressed by working more and more hours each week but seemingly getting less done in my research despite more time…

President's Column

ASCB revealed the cell biology universe to me

February 20, 2020

We all get into science and our specific fields through different, sometime tortuous paths. My own career trajectory is a bit unusual, and I’d like to share with you the important role ASCB played in it. I grew up in a family with no academic training (not even a high school degree) but with parents…

Latest News

Congress Passes COVID-19 Stimulus Bill – Includes Science Funding

March 27, 2020
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Friday afternoon, Congress passed, and the President has signed into law, an important bill intended to help rescue the U.S.…

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Team science: experiences from the trenches and why being Canadian doesn’t hurt

March 5, 2020

There are two things that are key to me as a person. One is being Canadian: in fact, if you…

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December council meeting targets bylaw updates, publishing, and meeting programming

March 3, 2020

Spirited discussions surrounded the topics of bylaw and policy updates, publishing, and meeting programming during the December 6, 2019, meeting…

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New ASCB committee chairs, co-chairs, and committee members approved by the executive committee

March 3, 2020

With the exception of members of the Nominating Committee, who serve one-year terms, the other committee members will serve three-year…

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Synthetic biology: beyond the unified cell theory

March 3, 2020

The unified cell theory states that all living things are composed of one or more cells; that the cell is…

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