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Ruminations on Art and Science
COMPASS

The arts and sciences both have been described as the search for beauty and truth. Artists seek to understand the human condition (truth) and explore the boundaries of beauty, constantly moving the previously established target.  … 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  … Read more

Wang nets ASCB 2017 Early Career Life Scientist Award
October 2017 NewsletterAwards

Meng Wang of Baylor College of Medicine has been named winner of the 2017 ASCB Early Career Life Scientist Award. The award, given each year since 1999 to an outstanding scientist who has been an  … Read more

Lawrence K­azak
Kazak named 2017 Bernfield Memorial Award winner
October 2017 NewsletterAwards

Every year, ASCB presents the Merton Bernfield Memorial Award to an outstanding graduate student or postdoctoral member who has excelled at research. The 2017 winner is Lawrence K­azak, who is a postdoctoral associate in the  … 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  … Read more

How Cell Biologists Work: Valentina Greco on cultivating a passionate research team

Valentina Greco is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Genetics, Cell Biology and Dermatology at Yale University, and is a member of the Yale School of Medicine Stem Cell Center and Cancer Center. The  … Read more

Peer mentoring: colleagues as a resource for your career development
October 2017 NewsletterWICB Columns

“Find a good mentor.” At each level of our career, this is the advice we receive from well-meaning advisors.1 Professional development panels always include advice on the importance of cultivating mentoring relationships with more-established scientists.  … Read more