Press Releases

Nanoscale forces measured in aortic smooth muscle cells tell story of disease

Researchers from Virginia Tech and the University of Pittsburgh have collaborated to employ a novel nanoscale fibrous system that can measure the tiny forces exerted by and upon individual cells  … Read more

Why PhDs should consider a career in academia

Doctoral and postdoctoral trainees these days may be steering away from what was once thought to be their most obvious career path–academia. That is the thesis of a Perspective column  … Read more

ASCB statement on the reappointment of Francis Collins as NIH director

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased with the announcement by the White House that Francis Collins has been permanently reappointed as Director of the U.S. National Institutes  … 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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