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How to join the conversation
November/December 2017 NewsletterDear Labby

Dear Labby, I am a second-year PhD student who joined a large lab full of confident and opinionated senior graduate students and postdocs. I find the environment stimulating and my lab-mates interesting and funny, and  … Read more

Symposium to focus on cell interactions both helpful and deadly
November/December 2017 Newsletter

Cells do not exist in isolation but in association with one another within tissues, in organs, and within bodily fluids. At the 2017 ASCB|EMBO Meeting, the Symposium on Cell Interactions will address some of the  … Read more

Choosing the right mentor for career success

Mentoring is critical for the development and training of independent scientists but, all too often, not enough emphasis is placed on choosing the right mentor. Mentors not only provide technical and experimental support but should  … Read more

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  … Read more

How bystanders can help end sexual harassment in academia

It seems that you can’t open a news site without hearing another story about sexual harassment of women or worse. Whether it is in entertainment or science, the cycle of bad behavior followed by outrage  … Read more

ASCB Names 67 Society Fellows for 2017

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  … Read more

Learning the Art of Leading a Lab
November/December 2017 NewsletterWICB Columns

The career objective of many junior scientists is to become a PI—to finally be the person to define the vision of the lab, design research goals, uncover the secrets of nature, and change the direction  … Read more