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In Memoriam: Ian R. Gibbons, 86, dynein discoverer

Ian Gibbons, a long-time visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, died January 30, 2018. He was 86. Gibbons had been a member of ASCB since 1961. He was noted for his discovery of  … Read more

ASCB issues comments on Next Generation Researchers Initiative

Soon after the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the creation of the Grant Support Index (GSI) in May 2017, the ASCB Executive Committee asked the Public Policy Committee (PPC) to review the new  … Read more

In Memoriam: Uno Lindberg, 78, leading scholar in cell motility

Uno Lindberg, who elucidated the role of the profilin:actin complex in cell motility, died June 30, 2017 at the age of 78, eight years after an unfortunate accident that left him wheelchair-bound and unable to  … Read more

Paying it forward: how we can do better for our undergrads

The vast majority of us discovered our love of research in our undergraduate career and some of us even earlier than that. Thinking back to your experience, there was likely an individual who inspired you  … Read more

In Memoriam: Günter Blobel, 81, Nobel Prize winning molecular biologist
In Memoriam

Günter Blobel, who won the 1999 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering protein guidance mechanisms, died February 18, 2018. He was 81. Blobel was a past president of ASCB (1990), a co-recipient of the Society’s  … Read more

In Memoriam: Morris J. Karnovsky, 91, pathology pioneer
In Memoriam

Morris J.  Karnovsky, the Shattuck Professor of Pathological Anatomy, Emeritus at Harvard Medical School, past president of ASCB (1984), winner of the Society’s prestigious E.B. Wilson Medal, and recently named ASCB Fellow, died on January  … Read more

Career Perspectives: Michael Lang, Consulting Associate at Charles River Associates

Please describe your current position. I use quantitative and qualitative market research as well as structured analytics to deliver insights that help pharmaceutical and biotech clients value and prioritize market opportunities and launch new brands.  … Read more