Desirée Salazar is a Scientific Program Manager at the American Society for Cell Biology. She earned her Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of California, Irvine.


ASCB Gets $1 Million Grant to Support MAC Career and Mentoring Programs

The ASCB has received a nearly $1 million Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to support new and ongoing programs of the Society’s Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC). The IPERT grant will provide $496,316 a year  … Read more

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ASCB Gets $1 Million Grant to Support MAC Career and Mentoring Programs

The ASCB has received a nearly $1 million Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to support new and ongoing programs of the Society’s Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC). The IPERT grant will provide $496,316 a year  … Read more

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Minorities Affairs Committee Promotes Professional Development and Involvement with the Society

The ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) has the goal of providing professional development training and opportunities for underrepresented minority scientists as well as increasing their involvement in all aspects of the Society. To that end, the MAC has programming at the Annual Meeting and throughout  … Read more

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Barber Named Chair of Women in Cell Biology Committee

Diane Barber The ASCB Council has named Diane Barber, professor and chair, Department of Cell and Tissue Biology at the University of California, San Francisco, to be the next chair of the Women in Cell Biology (WICB) committee. She is a long-time ASCB member and  … Read more

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Carrero-Martínez to Co-Chair Minorities Affairs Committee

The ASCB Council has appointed Franklin Carrero-Martínez, Program Director, Office of International Science and Engineering at the National Science Foundation, to be the next co- chair of the Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC). Carrero-Martínez was previously associate professor of biology at the University of Puerto Rico,  … Read more

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Minorities Affairs Committee Workshops Enhance Career Development for Postdocs and Junior Faculty

The ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) held its Tenth Annual Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop and its Second Annual Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED) Program Mentoring Workshop in Houston, TX. The MAC is committed to enhancing the professional development of minority  … Read more

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Serpe, Gladfelter, and Amon to Receive 2015 WICB Awards

Mihaela Serpe of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been selected by the ASCB Women in Cell Biology Committee (WICB) to receive the WICB Junior Award for Excellence in Research.  … Read more

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Erich D. Jarvis to Present 2015 E.E. Just Lecture

The ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee has selected Erich D. Jarvis to receive the 2015 E.E. Just Award. Jarvis is a neurobiologist who investigates vocal learning in birds as a model with which to study how the brain generates, perceives, and learns complex behavior such as  … Read more

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