ascb 2014

Newcomers and Cytoskeleton Classicists Find Common Cause in the Cell—Part Two of Scientific Highlights from ASCB/IFCB 2014

January 12, 2015

The ASCB/IFCB Meeting in Philadelphia last month saw many new faces in the poster alleys and on panel podiums. These…

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ASCB Council Gets Photo Bombed in Philly

December 24, 2014

Photographer James McWilliams asked the distinguished senior scientists gathered in Philadelphia this month for the ASCB Council meeting to relax.…

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Eva Nogales Unpacks the Microtubule, Piece by Piece

December 23, 2014
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Our big, bony skeletons are wonders of articulation but they can’t come close to our cytoskeletons for sheer dynamism, says…

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Shuffle Round the House with Your Nobel Jibe Leads to CellSlam Tie-Breaker in Philly

December 17, 2014

It came down to a one-joke showdown. The Zombie CellSlam, ASCB’s juried stand-up, science slam, back from the Undead for…

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“Factory Direct” Route for Lipid Transport Described at ASCB 2014

December 16, 2014

The cells in your body run a kind of Amazon.com warehouse, sorting, packaging, and shipping items with remarkable speed and…

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A Hometown Pathogen the Hometown Would Like to Forget—Effector Protein’s Role in Legionella Described in Philadelphia

December 12, 2014

Philadelphia is an apt location to give a talk about Legionella pneumophila. The Legionella bacterium was discovered in 1977 after…

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COMPASS Wrap Up from ASCB 2014

December 12, 2014

After 17 Symposium talks, 238 minisymposium talks, 112 ePosters, 2400 posters, and an unknown number of Philly cheesesteaks, the 2014…

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What Goes Up—Elevator Speech Ends on Triumphant Note

December 10, 2014

In 60 second intervals, ASCB’s one-minute, mostly-selfies, elevator speech video contest came down to its final round Tuesday afternoon at…

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Announcing COMPASS's Comic Contest Winners

December 9, 2014
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Today at the 2014 ASCB/IFCB meeting Pinar Gurel of the Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS) announced the winners of…

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Celldance 2014

December 8, 2014

[su_vimeo url=”https://vimeo.com/113629336″ width=”400″ height=”220″] “Killing Cancer, Cytotoxic T-Cells on Patrol” by Alex Ritter, NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program, is one of…

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