Elevator Speech Contest

The premise of the One-Minute Elevator Speech Contest http://www.ascb.org/2016meeting/elevator-speech-contest/ is simple: The elevator door closes and you’ve got a trapped audience – a U.S. Senator, your dean, or Taylor Swift. Go for it! Sell your science in 60 seconds!  If you’re attending ASCB 2016, you can  … Read more

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Elevator Speech Contest

The premise of the One-Minute Elevator Speech Contest http://www.ascb.org/2016meeting/elevator-speech-contest/ is simple: The elevator door closes and you’ve got a trapped audience – a U.S. Senator, your dean, or Taylor Swift. Go for it! Sell your science in 60 seconds!  If you’re attending ASCB 2016, you can  … Read more

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A Scientist Walks Into an Elevator—Make a 60-Second Selfie of Your Best Science Pitch and Win at ASCB 2016

The premise of the One-Minute Elevator Speech Contest http://www.ascb.org/2016meeting/elevator-speech-contest/ is simple: The elevator door closes and you’ve got a trapped audience – a U.S. Senator, your dean, or Taylor Swift. Go for it! Sell your science in 60 seconds!  If you’re attending ASCB 2016, you can  … Read more

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Cell News—Transcription Regulation That’s Not All in the Family

There is no shortage of complexity in animal cell biology but for sheer variety of unexpected mechanisms, plants are way out in front of the evolutionary curve. Post-transcriptional interactions between families of transcription factors have been seen in yeast and in animal models such as  … Read more

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New Alan Hall Award Offers a Ride to ASCB 2016 for a Grad Student or Early Postdoc

The unexpected death at 62 of Alan Hall sent a shockwave last May through the cell biology research community in the US and in the UK. That shock was felt mostly keenly by the “Alan Halls,” a transatlantic network of his former graduate students and postdocs  … Read more

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Our People—ASCBers Are 14 of 84 Early-Career ‘Faculty Scholars’ Named by HHMI-Simons-Gates Foundations

A new collaborative effort by three of America’s leading non-government funders of biomedical research to address “growing concern about the significant challenges that early-career scientists are facing” has named a first cohort of 84 early-career Faculty Scholars. Thirteen of the 84 are active ASCB members.  … Read more

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road—President’s FY 16 Budget Promises More NIH Grant Money

The Obama Administration sent its Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal to Congress today and it contained good news for the biomedical research community—a 3.3% increase in funding over last year for more NIH research grants.   The publication of the President’s budget proposal is only  … Read more

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ASCB President-Elect Walter Wins Lasker

The UPR has unfolded into the 2014 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for ASCB President-Elect for 2016 Peter Walter. A Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Walter was named co-winner winner  … Read more

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Dr. Botstein Buys a Book

It was the one of the very few moments in his life when he was truly speechless, says Malcolm Campbell. He was at the 2013 ASCB spring Council meeting in Washington, DC, seated next to fellow ASCB councilor David Botstein who had just won one  … Read more

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The CellSlam that Would Not Die Steps out Again at Philly 2014

Back from the undead, the 2014 “Zombie Cellslam,” the Public Information Committee’s stand-up science slam, is slouching toward Philadelphia where it will take the stage again at an Annual Meeting of the ASCB for the first time in five remarkably peaceful years. No more. The  … Read more

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