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Mary Spiro

Mary Spiro is ASCB's Science Writer and Social Media Manager. She has a master's degree in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University and bachelor's degrees in both Agronomy and Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. She can be reached at mspiro@ascb.org


Thea Clarke

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


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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Deborah Harmon Hines to Receive Alberts Award

In recognition of her long-standing contributions to bringing underrepresented students into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields and helping them to be successful in their education, the ASCB has selected Deborah Harmon Hines to receive the 2015 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education.  … Read more

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Yale’s De Camilli Elected ASCB 2017 President

Council winners—Haynes, Heald, Spang, and Weisz In an ASCB election marked by a large increase in turnout, Pietro De Camilli of Yale University Medical School and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute was elected by members to serve as Society President in 2017. De Camilli will  … Read more

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