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Starting your professional development in graduate school
COMPASS

Now that I’m in my fifth year of graduate school, everyone asks: “What will you do after you graduate?” I know they’re expecting a confident, specific answer—I chaired my department’s career development committee, so of  … 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  … Read more

Tax cut bill could raise taxes for graduate students
In The News

Congress is quickly working on a bill that, if passed, would make major changes to the U.S. tax system, including tax reductions that would reduce the amount of revenue coming into the federal government. The  … Read more

Symposium explores metabolism at the cellular level
November/December 2017 Newsletter

In Western nations, obesity and diabetes have led to a form of fatty liver disease (FLD) that, in certain individuals, can progress to cirrhosis and deadly liver cancer. How and why these life-threatening medical conditions  … Read more

Hostility to science is spreading; Congressional budget resolution may foretell large cuts for science
November/December 2017 NewsletterPublic Policy Briefings

Hostility to science is spreading The results of the September 24 German elections are in, and Angela Merkel should serve a fourth term as German chancellor. The issues that drove the debate in the German  … 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  … Read more

How will you celebrate World Science Day?

Every year, the world celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development on November 10. The event was created in 2001 by the United Nations as a way to highlight the role science plays in  … Read more