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Insights for STEM researchers on going global: A voice from the social sciences
April 2018 NewsletterWICB Columns

Increasing American women’s representation and impact in scientific and technical fields is not only a national imperative—it’s a global goal, and it requires women in STEM to go global! When it comes to international scientific  … Read more

Career Perspectives: Christy Trejo, Research Scientist at BioSpyder Technologies, Inc.
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Please describe your current position. BioSpyder Technologies, Inc. is a relatively small biotech company that features a potent assay for high-throughput gene expression profiling. As a research scientist, I am responsible for building on the  … Read more

MBoC solicits papers for a special issue on the Cell Biology of Stem Cells
April 2018 Newslettermboc

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editor-in-Chief David Drubin has announced plans to publish a Special Issue on an important emerging area of cell biology, the Cell Biology of Stem Cells. Yukiko Yamashita, Diane Barber,  … Read more

Six ways to start something new in the lab
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You walk into the lab right on time (before 9:00 am of course!), pull out your precisely written protocol from your perfectly organized binder, and get to work. After executing each step flawlessly in a  … Read more

What scientific publishing could look like
April 2018 Newsletter

If we were to create a way to share scientific research progress today, what would it look like? In this age of immediate digital publishing, it probably wouldn’t take months. In these times of user-generated  … Read more

Competitive sports and science not so different after all
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The Winter Olympics are one of the most exciting athletic events—it’s a culmination of the world’s top athletes putting on their best performances after years of hard work and training! Not to mention, the sports  … Read more

Holzbaur, Nogales run for ASCB president; Eight candidates seek council seats
April 2018 Newsletter

The two nominees for ASCB President-Elect are Erika L.F. Holzbaur, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and Eva Nogales, University of California, Berkeley/HHMI and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The elected candidate will serve on  … Read more