Taking the Terror out of Random Call

Regardless of our current role in academe, education—for us and for our students—is central to our identity as scientists. With that in mind, the ASCB Education Committee (EdComm) is pleased to offer Office Hours with EdComm, a column addressing broad issues in education, ranging from  … Read more

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Applications Now Open for Four MAC Programs

More information is available at ascb.org/community-committee/minorities-affairs. All four applications close on March 1, 2017. Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED) Mentoring Program The FRED Program is a structured mentorship program designed to promote grant funding success for junior faculty at minority-serving institutions and other institutions  … Read more

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Seen in the Cell Image Library

The Cell Image Library (www.cellimagelibrary.org) is a freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells. Portions of the Cell Image Library were developed by ASCB under a Grand Opportunities grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences  … Read more

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Highlights from MBoC

The Editorial Board of Molecular Biology of the Cell has highlighted the following articles from the November and December 2016 issues. From among the many fine articles in the journal, the Board selects for these Highlights articles that are of broad interest and significantly advance  … Read more

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New ASCB Committee Members

The ASCB Council has approved new committee members to begin three-year terms in 2017. COMPASS Committee Brooke Gardner, University of California, San Francisco Ashley Lakoduk, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Chenshu Liu, University of California, Berkeley Ashley Rowland, University of Colorado at Boulder Valerie  … Read more

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Beyond Tenure: The Path to Professorship

Dear Labby, I know that your usual queries come from those establishing careers and dealing with many issues in and outside their institutions. I am now a couple of steps up on the academic ladder: I have a faculty position at a Midwestern research-intensive university,  … Read more

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New Application Process for Non-Scientific Programming at the 2017 ASCB | EMBO Meeting

ASCB is providing a new opportunity for members to help organize the Annual Meeting. You can submit ideas for a non-scientific session at the upcoming meeting in Philadelphia online by June 1. This new process is intended to avoid overlapping programs and improve scheduling. All  … Read more

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New Celldance Videos Take a Journey of Discovery inside Living Cells

Riding a wave of powerful new imaging technologies, three ASCB member labs take viewers along on a journey of scientific discovery inside living cells with the release of three new videos from Celldance Studios, a.k.a. ASCB’s Public Information Committee (PIC). Scientists, students, and the public  … Read more

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ASCB 2016 Member Gifts

The ASCB is grateful to the following donors whose contributions between January 1, 2016, and December 31, 2016, support Society activities. Gold ($1,000 and up) Mina Bissell David Drubin Joseph Gall Susan Gerbi Gary Gorbsky Kathleen Green and Rex Chisholm Barbara Hamkalo Ji-Long Liu Robert  … Read more

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