Thea Clarke is Director of Communications, Education Committee Liaison, and LSE Journal Production Manager at the American Society for Cell Biology.


Tanner to receive Bruce Alberts award for excellence in science education

Kimberly D. Tanner, a professor in the Biology Department at San Francisco State University, will receive the Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education, for her tireless work to build local and national capacity for evidence-based teaching and biology education research. A major thrust  … Read more

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Hone your elevator speech

Want some help perfecting your elevator speech? Being able to summarize your scientific research concisely and eloquently is crucial—whether you’re speaking to a family member, neighbor, or politician. First attend the Advocacy Toolbox organized by ASCB’s Public Policy Committee at the 2017 ASCB|EMBO Meeting, to  … Read more

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Murray elected 2019 ASCB President

Andrew W. Murray of Harvard University was elected to serve as the 2019 president of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). He will serve as President-Elect in 2018 on ASCB’s Executive Committee. Murray is the Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Genetics in the Department  … Read more

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Segarra to Co-Chair Minorities Affairs Committee

The ASCB Council has appointed Verónica A. Segarra, High Point University, NC, to be the next Co-Chair of the Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC). She has been a member of ASCB since 2009 and joined the MAC early in 2015. She comments, “I have been honored  … Read more

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One-Day Course Offered to Help Basic Scientists Transition to Industry

Interested in making a transition to biotech or pharma, or know someone who is? Then you’ll be delighted to hear that ASCB is again partnering with the Keck Graduate Institute to offer a one-day mini-course designed to help basic scientists become more competitive for jobs  … Read more

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David Lopatto Wins Alberts Award

David Lopatto, the Samuel R. and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Professor of Natural Science and Mathematics, Professor of Psychology, and inaugural Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment at Grinnell College, will receive the 2016 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education. Lopatto was  … Read more

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Nunnari Elected President for 2018

Jodi Nunnari was elected by ASCB members to serve as ASCB President in 2018. Nunnari, Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of California, Davis, and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cell Biology, will serve on the Executive  … Read more

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Announcing the PALM Network Spring 2016 Fellows

Inaugural class sets high standards for a growing program ASCB, the Genetics Society of America (GSA), and the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) are collaborating in the Promoting Active Learning & Mentoring (PALM) Network. PALM funds one-on-one, long-term mentorships for faculty or postdocs new  … Read more

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Education Committee Focuses on Mentoring

The Education Committee (EdComm) is striving to engage with the ASCB membership year-round and to build on its programs at the Annual Meeting. To that end it continues to manage the popular online CV review and is currently informally matching mentors and mentees (18 pairs  … Read more

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One-Day Course Offered to Help Transition to Industry

Interested in making a transition to biotech or pharma, or know someone who is? Then you’ll be delighted to hear that ASCB is partnering with Keck Graduate Institute and Biocom to offer a one-day mini-course designed to help basic scientists become more competitive for jobs  … Read more

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