• I loved having the opportunity to attend seminars that taught me how to improve myself as a leader, a student, and a scientist. I am so thankful to ASCB for its generous award that helped make this trip possible for me.

    Kate ThompsonMississippi State University
  • I value my membership in ASCB because it enables me to interact with the leaders in cell biology research and education. The discussions and ideas I have had with other ASCB members has fueled my research and teaching career and made me a better scientist!

    Mike Wolyniak, Assistant ProfessorHampden-Sydney College
  • I have been a member of ASCB since I was a graduate student. I love being part of ASCB because the society is constantly expanding into new frontiers of science. I particularly enjoyed and benefited from the sessions highlighting the scientific opportunities in foreign countries.

    Ghislaine Mayer, Junior FacultyManhattan College
  • ASCB feels like a family, I just love it. It is challenging and encouraging.

    Remziye DogerPontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
  • ASCB organizes a great meeting and promotes female scientists very well. Women In Cell Biology is one of the reasons I feel confident that I can be a successful female scientist and a successful mother.

    Kassandra Ori, Postdoctoral fellowUniversity of California, San Francisco
  • The minisymposia were the best of cutting-edge (often unpublished) data.

    KC Huang, Assistant ProfessorStanford University
  • ASCB is a fantastic organization for cell biologists at ALL levels. It has resources and opportunities from the start of your career until the end.

    Laura Anne Lowery, Assistant ProfessorBoston College
  • The career development support ASCB provides for graduate students is exceptional.

    Chelsey Chandler Ruppersburg, Graduate studentEmory University
  • ASCB does a great job in getting all experts in this field together, organizing great symposia, and special subgroup talks, as well as the awesome career coaching sessions.

    Xiaobo Bai, graduate studentDrexel University
  • The childcare award offers fantastic support for dual career families. My husband and I used the award so we could both attend this year's ASCB meeting. Since our mutual success is essential for our future, this was extremely helpful.

    Megan C. King, Assistant ProfessorYale University
  • The childcare award allowed me to enjoy the meeting and focus on the science with less guilt and marital strain.

    Eric Griffis, FacultyUniversity of Dundee
  • Thanks for giving community college teachers free meeting registration! Attending the meeting was a great reminder for me of the reasons why I went into a science career, and my friends said that they have not seen me so excited about my work in many years.

    James F. Guenther, FacultyDelgado Community College
  • I value the generosity of ASCB and its continued effort to provide financial support to help students and postdocs attend the annual meeting. Receiving the childcare award eased the financial burden associated with attending a scientific conference, and was greatly appreciated!

    Christa Cortesio, Postdoctoral fellowUniversity of California, Berkeley
  • The travel award made it possible for my student and me to attend since I don’t have access to enough funds to go without assistance. My student presented her work and I connected with colleagues and learned about cutting edge work in cell biology.  It is like getting multiple meetings in one! Thank you for the opportunity to attend.

Amy Springer, FacultySiena College
  • As an international student, it is difficult to obtain funding to attend research events and programs on a national scale. This ASCB travel award enabled me to participate in my first national research conference, where I won first place in the Minorities Affairs Committee poster competition. This award gave me the opportunity to contribute to the scientific community while learning from others. I am greatly appreciative.

    Jessica RickettsBarry University
  • My favorite part of the annual meeting is the poster sessions. Not only could I discuss my research with other cell biologists, but I also had opportunities to network to develop my career.

    Seiichiro Ishirara, Postdoctoral fellowHokkaido University
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