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Scientific societies join forces to increase diversity in STEM

With the support of the National Science Foundation, the American Society for Cell Biology and the Biophysical Society have joined an effort to create the Alliance of Scientific Societies for  … Read more

Two Former ASCB Presidents Win Breakthrough Prizes

Two past Presidents of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), Don Cleveland and Peter Walter, are among the winners of the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Biomedical Research. Cleveland, a  … Read more

Largest conference of cell biologists from across the globe to gather in Philadelphia December 2-6

MEDIA ADVISORY Latest research trends in cell biology focus on advanced techniques in cell imaging, a deeper understanding of the cell in the context of other scientific disciplines, and better  … Read more


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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
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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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