February 2023 Newsletter
In this issue: President’s column MAC Posters Session Winners Cell Bio 2022 Wrap-up Coaching Scientists And more!
Fifteen ASCB members elected 2022 AAAS Fellows
Congratulations to these American Society for Cell Biology members on being elected as 2022 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows! Last October, the AAAS Council elected more than 500 members as Fellows of AAAS. This life-long recognition “honors members whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications in…
MAC poster session winners offer scientific diversity
During Cell Bio 2022 in Washington, DC, Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) Travel Awardees and other minority scientists presented their research data at the Minorities Poster Session and during their regularly scheduled poster session. Members of the Poster Review Committee rated each abstract for originality, clearly stated hypothesis and rationale, appropriateness of methodology, and whether the…
Five reasons to apply for a COMPASS Outreach grant
The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) COMPASS Outreach Grants program is a funding opportunity for individuals interested in promoting awareness of cell biology to a broader audience. COMPASS stands for ASCB’s Committee for Postdocs and Students. These grants support the development of innovative educational and outreach initiatives that will help to increase public understanding…
MBoC Call for Papers: Cell Biology of the Lysosome
Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC), the respected research publication of ASCB, invites submissions for the new Special Issues: Cell Biology of the Lysosome, edited by Michael Marks, Sergio Grinstein, Sharon Tooze, and Roberto Zoncu.
Recent Member Profiles
Get to know: Megan King and Patrick Lusk
Megan King and Patrick Lusk Both Associate Professors of Cell Biology https://medicine.yale.edu/lab/lusking What questions does your work try to answer? Probably too many! Broadly speaking, we are working to understand nuclear organization with a focus on mechanisms that control the integrity of the nuclear compartment and the…Read More...
Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)
Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) is a premier journal for research in all areas of cell biology, from biophysics to genetics to neuroscience. Its 26 online issues per year include Special Issues in the important areas of Quantitative Cell Biology, and Forces on and within Cells. Readers and authors alike benefit from the journal’s review process, which offers authors constructive feedback by working scientists.
CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE)
CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) is a peer-reviewed journal of life science education research and evidence-based practice published by the ASCB in editorial partnership with the Genetics Society of America and partially funded by Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Online and completely free, LSE emphasizes teaching innovations and evidence of their effectiveness and is designed for educators at all levels and across all life science disciplines.
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