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Call for Proposals for Special Interest Subgroups and Education & Professional Development Programs for 2019 Meeting

February 19, 2019

Interested in organizing a scientific, education, or career development session at the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting in Washington, DC, this December?…

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ASCB announces East and West Coast dates for summer biotech course, scholarships

February 13, 2019

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) will offer an East Coast version of the popular week-long summer biotechnology management…

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Mentors and funding matter to a successful career in biomedical research

February 12, 2019

If you ask most people involved in biomedical research what two things are extremely important to career success, they might…

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Dear Labby

Constructive vs. Destructive Criticism in the Lab

March 8, 2019

DEAR LABBY: I am a new graduate student at an “impressive” university. I come from a small, well-known liberal arts college. We had great teachers who involved in us in research. In my graduate program, I have decided to work in a laboratory with two postdocs and four graduate students. The research and learning culture here…

President's Column

Shining Our Light on Science

December 17, 2018

As I write this, I am looking forward with great anticipation to the ASCB|EMBO Meeting in San Diego, which is guaranteed to deliver inspiring science and scientists. Let’s party! I am in awe of the time and effort spent by both member volunteers and the ASCB staff to make this meeting a reality. I sincerely…

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Unsolved Problems in Cell Biology: Germline Immortality

March 13, 2019

True mysteries often lie in something that we take for granted. One such mystery in biology that remains almost entirely…

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Governance, Publishing, Meeting Top Council’s Conversations

March 13, 2019

Council members gathered on December 7, 2018, in San Diego prior to the start of the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting. The…

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A Human Cell Atlas Could Soon Be Reality

March 12, 2019

The Human Genome Project provided researchers with valuable information by identifying and mapping the three billion DNA base pairs and…

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DORA Community Interviews Examine Innovation in Research Assessment

March 12, 2019
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In celebration of last May’s fifth anniversary of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), the DORA Steering Committee…

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A Deluge of Exciting Research Floods the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting

March 11, 2019

Attendees arrived for the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting in early December to the aftermath of flash flooding that had recently inundated…

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