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ASCB Names 67 Society Fellows for 2017

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased to announce the 2017 cohort of ASCB Fellows. The honor of being named an ASCB Fellow is bestowed to ASCB members  … Read more

ASCB among founding members of newly launched Scientific Society Publisher Alliance

A group of prestigious not-for-profit scientific membership societies, including the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), have announced the launch of the Scientific Society Publisher Alliance (SSPA), an initiative focused  … Read more

Illuminating cell organization with CRISPR-based gene tagging

The genome editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9 has opened many doors for biomedical research by allowing scientists to precisely edit DNA sequences and alter function. The technology offers hope for  … Read more


Download our Position Papers:

ASCB Calls to Modernize US Immigration for Science – January 30, 2017
ASCB Response for Information on Team Science – September 6, 2016
ASCB FAQs on Fetal Tissue Research – April 2016
ASCB Stem Cell Policy White Paper – November 2013
ASCB White Paper on Modernized Immigration Policy – January 2013
ASCB Position Paper on Public Access Policies – January 21, 2010
ASCB Position Paper on Public Access to the Scientific Literature – February 2007
ASCB Statement on Senate Passage of HR810 – July 12, 2006
ASCB Position Paper on SCNT and Reproductive Cloning – December 3, 2001
ASCB Position Paper on Bush Decision on Federal Funding of Stem Cell Research – October 4, 2001

 

About ASCB

Erika Shugart, Executive Director
Pietro De Camilli, President
ASCB History
2017 ASCB|EMBO Meeting Working Press Registration

ASCB is an inclusive, international community of biologists studying the cell, the fundamental unit of life. We are dedicated to advancing scientific discovery, advocating sound research policies, improving education, promoting professional development, and increasing diversity in the scientific workforce. ASCB has 8,500 members and members in 57 countries around the world.

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