Job Announcement: Science Policy Fellow – Bethesda, MD

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is a network of more than 9,000 cell biologists in more than 65 countries. With Nobel laureates and highly distinguished scientists among its members and serving on its board of directors, this prestigious organization is composed of scientists spanning a...

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ASCB 2016 Call for Nominations

SELF-NOMINATIONS ARE NOW PERMITTED FOR ALL AWARDS E.E. Just Lectureship Who is Eligible: A minority scientist who has demonstrated outstanding scientific achievement. Nominators and self-nominators must be ASCB members, but the candidate need not be. How to Apply: Provide a nomination package...

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Minorities Affairs Committee Seeks New Volunteer Members

The Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC), one of the standing committees of the ASCB, strives to significantly increase the involvement of underrepresented minority scientists in all aspects of the Society. The committee is seeking new MAC members, including one postdoctoral member...

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Search for Executive Director — Bethesda, MD

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) seeks an inspirational and dynamic leader to serve as its next Executive Director (ED). Founded in 1960, ASCB is the primary voice for the cell biology community. It is dedicated to advancing scientific discovery, advocating sound research policies, impro...

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ASCB Opens Search for Chairs of Public Policy and Public Information Committees

The ASCB is accepting applications and nominations for the chairs of two ASCB committees, Public Policy and Public Information, for three-year terms beginning in January 2017. The Public Policy Committee (PPC) is a standing committee of the ASCB with the mission to regularly advise the Society on t...

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ASCB, GSA, ASPB Collaborate on Promoting Active Learning & Mentoring Network Grant

The National Science Foundation has funded a new mentoring initiative jointly organized by the ASCB, Genetics Society of America (GSA), and American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB). The Promoting Active Learning & Mentoring (PALM) Network was established to spark sustained biology education r...

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Bertuzzi Leaving ASCB to Become Chief of AS

The Executive Director of the ASCB, Stefano Bertuzzi, has resigned at the end of his contract, after deciding not to ask for a renewal, to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer of the American Society for Microbiology immediately following the ASCB Annual Meeting in December. Stefano Bert...

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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 in industry. The short ...

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NIGMS Again Hosting Online “Cell Day” for Young Students

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences is hosting Cell Day 2015, an interactive Web chat targeted to middle and high school students, but open to all, on Thursday, November 5, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm ET. During that time, students from around the country can post questions about cell bi...

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Search Open for Graduate Student Co-Chair of the Committee for Postdocs and Students

ASCB is searching for a graduate student Co-Chair of the Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS; www.ascb.org/community-committee/postdocgraduate-student-compass/), ASCB’s freshest committee. The graduate student Co-Chair, together with the postdoc Co-Chair, will serve in a leadership role f...

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