Books by Members

Cell Biology, 3rd Edition, Thomas D. Pollard & William C. Earnshaw & Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz & Graham Johnson (2016), Elsevier, ISBN:  9780323341264

Constraints on Teaching

Dear Labby, I am a postdoc and I recently signed up to teach an undergraduate seminar course in my department. The course is organized by a senior professor (who is a very prominent scientist). While preparing my course materials, I was dismayed to learn that  … Read more

Members in the News

Fourteen ASCB members were among the 84 early-career scientists selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to be Faculty Scholars, in recognition of their great potential to make unique contributions to their field.

Highlights from MBoC

The Editorial Board of Molecular Biology of the Cell has highlighted the following articles from the October 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 knowledge or  … Read more

Seen in the Cell Image Library

ascb new Looking for new ways to stay up to date with the Cell Image Library? Check us out on Instagram at cell_image_library. Whether you are looking for that one perfect example for a lecture or a big data set to analyze, we can help.  … Read more

Did You Know…?

You Can Renew Your Membership for Multiple Years and Save The 2017 ASCB membership renewal reminder was sent out recently.  If you think the email may have been blocked or are not sure if you have renewed for 2017, please contact Regular and Educator  … Read more

Recent Early Career Meetings

The Triangle Cytoskeleton Meeting Saxapahaw, NC. September 12, 2016 The 2016 edition of the Triangle Cytoskeleton Meeting brought over 200 scientists to the beautiful and tranquil town of Saxapahaw, NC, for a retreat-like day of cell biology. With attendees from diverse research and academic backgrounds,  … Read more

Tips to Combat Research Blues

Picture it: You’re in the throes of multiple experiments. Your lunch and dinner are often out of a paper sack and most likely eaten in less than 15 minutes. When you leave your house in the morning, it’s dark. When you go home at night,  … Read more

Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus

Louis Staudt, Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute, gave a presentation at the Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus.  His talk was entitled “Cancer Genome Project Offers New Hope for Aggressive Lymphoma.” Arturo Vegas, Boston University, gave a presentation entitled “Are We Close to  … Read more

Self-Advocacy: Why It’s Uncomfortable, Especially for Women, and What to Do About It

Self-advocacy—speaking or acting on our own behalf—is an increasingly important skill (for a primer on how to do it, see reference 1) and one that makes many of us cringe. Just look at the new National Institutes of Health biosketch: Instead of modestly providing a  … Read more