November/December 2017 Members in the News
November/December 2017 NewsletterMembers in the News

Chantell Evans of the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) is among 15 exceptional early-career scientists selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in the first group of HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows. Recipients can receive up to $1.4 million over eight years to support postdoctoral training through  … Read more

ASCB Names 67 Society Fellows for 2017
Awards

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased to announce the 2017 cohort of ASCB Fellows. The honor of being named an ASCB Fellow is bestowed to ASCB members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for their meritorious efforts to advance cell biology and  … Read more

ASCB members share important research through Celldance “Tell your own cell story” videos
November/December 2017 Newsletter

The beloved Celldance video program is back for 2017, with more dazzling cell videos—reminding us of the stunning beauty as well as the practical significance of cell biology research. Celldance is a program supported by the ASCB Public Information Committee to promote public engagement and  … Read more

Embracing change to strengthen ASCB
November/December 2017 NewsletterPresident's Columns

Soon we will meet in Philadelphia for our Annual Meeting, where I will pass the gavel to incoming president Jodi Nunnari. As I prepare for this transition, I reflect on our Society, on the journey that brought us here, and on ASCB’s future. The Values  … Read more

2017 E.E. Just Award winner is JoAnn Trejo
October 2017 NewsletterAwards

It was during summers as an undergraduate while living in a small cottage on the property of immigrant engineering professor Antoni Oppenheim that this year’s E.E. Just Award winner JoAnn Trejo’s passion for science was fostered. Oppenheim’s mentoring—and certainly Trejo’s own strength and gumption—propelled her  … Read more

October 2017 Members in the News
October 2017 NewsletterMembers in the News

Lynne Maquat, University of Rochester biochemist, an ASCB member since 1991, has won the 2018 FASEB Excellence in Science Award. FASEB (the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) presents the award to women who have made outstanding contributions to the scientific community through research  … Read more

Erika C. Shugart, ASCB Executive Director
Behind the scenes at ASCB
October 2017 NewsletterExecutive Director's Columns

As a member of ASCB you know that we support cell biologists by helping them share their research through our journals, Molecular Biology of the Cell and CBE—Life Sciences Education; network at our Annual Meeting; and enhance their careers through professional development opportunities, but you  … Read more

2017 EMBO Gold Medal winner Maya Schuldiner credits work-life balance for her success
September 2017 NewsletterAwards

For her significant contributions to the understanding of protein synthesis, trafficking, and quality control, Maya Schuldiner of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel has been awarded the prestigious EMBO Gold Medal for 2017. At a December 4 ceremony at the ASCB|EMBO meeting in Philadelphia,  … Read more

Michael Hall wins 2017 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award

Michael N. Hall has won the 2017 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. Hall, an ASCB member since 2002, conducts research at Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland, and was recognized for his discoveries concerning the nutrient-activated TOR proteins and their central role in the metabolic  … Read more

Scientists helping scientists

As the rains from Hurricane Harvey came to an end along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast, the generosity of ASCB members showed itself once again with offers of support ranging from bench space to places to stay. ASCB members from as far away as  … Read more