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Remembrance of Wastebooks Past
July 2016 NewsletterPublic Policy Briefings

Senator Jeff Flake’s (R-AZ) recently released “wastebook” entitled Twenty Questions: Government Studies That Will Leave You Scratching Your Head, has indeed left research advocates scratching their heads. The wastebook targets federally funded research projects that  … Read more

Leadership ABCs—The Little Things Make a Big Difference
July 2016 NewsletterWICB Columns

Twenty years ago, after years of working as a leader in humanitarian organizations with operations all over the world, I was asked to take on a project to improve the communication, collaboration, and partnership among  … Read more

Rock Your Cellular World with ASCB’s New Celldance Mashup Video
July 2016 Newsletter

Show the world what you and your cells do in the lab. Make the case for your science in an ASCB-supported Celldance 2016 “Tell Your Own Cell Story” video. ASCB member labs are invited to  … Read more

ASCB-Gibco Emerging Leader Prize Essays
July 2016 Newsletter

In fall 2015, ASCB awarded the first-ever ASCB-Gibco Emerging Leader Prizes to three cell biology researchers. ASCB introduced the prizes to honor not-yet-tenured independent investigators with outstanding scientific accomplishments and strong publication track records. The  … Read more

Lab Language
July 2016 NewsletterDear Labby

Dear Labby, I’m an assistant professor going into my third year at a U.S. university. I recently received the comments from our promotion and tenure committee. The overall review of my package showed that I  … Read more

ASCB 2016 Call for Nominations
July 2016 NewsletterAwards

SELF-NOMINATIONS ARE NOW PERMITTED FOR ALL AWARDS. Merton Bernfield Memorial Award Who is Eligible: An outstanding graduate student or postdoctoral fellow (at the time of nomination) who has excelled in research. How to Apply: The  … Read more

New ASCB Committee Members
July 2016 Newsletter

New members have been approved by Council to serve on the Public Information Committee for three-year renewable terms beginning in 2016. Heidi Hehnly-Chang, State University of New York Upstate Medical University David Pruyne, State University  … Read more