Seeing More at ASCB 2016: Pushing the Limits of Imaging

While the scores of sessions conducted over the course of the 2016 ASCB Annual Meeting resonated with the meeting’s theme, “Following the Arc of Scientific Discovery,” the common message woven throughout the five days was one of newfound microscopic insight. Breakthroughs in imaging are showing  … Read more

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ASCB’s First Doorstep Meeting Jumps into New Cancer Treatment Strategies

Cancer cell biology can be a bewildering jungle where well-charted pathways and promising therapies disappear into the undergrowth while the unexpected can jump out without warning. Something unexpectedly familiar did jump out of Joan Brugge’s talk on cancer therapy resistance at the ASCB’s first “Doorstep”  … Read more

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Cellular Interactions at ASCB 2016

Among the myriad phenomena discussed at ASCB 2016, cell signaling and bacterial enzymes that set off eukaryote mating swarms were among the most intriguing. At the Logic of Signaling Symposium, two researchers—the Broad Institute’s Aviv Regev and Denise Montell from the University of California, Santa  … Read more

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ASCB 2016 Member Gifts

The ASCB is grateful to the following donors whose contributions between January 1, 2016, and December 31, 2016, support Society activities. Gold ($1,000 and up) Mina Bissell David Drubin Joseph Gall Susan Gerbi Gary Gorbsky Kathleen Green and Rex Chisholm Barbara Hamkalo Ji-Long Liu Robert  … Read more

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In Memoriam: Susan Lindquist, 67, Pioneer in Protein Folding Research

Susan L. Lindquist, a self-described scientific risk-taker who pioneered the field of protein folding, died at age 67 on October 27, 2016, of cancer, according to the Whitehead Institute.1 Lindquist served as director of the Whitehead from 2001 to 2004 before returning to a research  … Read more

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Life Sciences Education (LSE) Winter 2016 TOC

VOLUME 15 • WINTER 2016 • www.lifescied.org Table of Contents LETTER TO THE EDITOR Set Theory, Logic, and Probability: The Integration of Qualitative Reasoning into Teaching Statistics for Quantitative Biology Chenshu Liu and Ruijun Zhu BOOK REVIEWS Systems Biology for 21st-Century Quantitative Scientists Dietlind L.  … Read more

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Early Career Meetings

  Bay Area Cilia Symposium San Francisco, CA. January 13, 2016 Third Puerto Rico Cell Signaling Meeting 2016 Bayamon, Puerto Rico. April 1, 2016 Third Midwest Membrane Trafficking and Signaling Symposium West Lafayette, IN. November 4, 2016 The Third Midwest Membrane Trafficking and Signaling Symposium  … Read more

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The Year of Two Budgets

It’s supposed to be simple: The federal budget year ends on September 30 each year. By that time, Congress is supposed to have passed the 12 appropriations bills that make up the federal budget so the next federal fiscal year can begin on October 1.  … Read more

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ASCB 2016 Meeting Supporters

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