The American Society for Cell Biology

ASCB is an inclusive, international community of biologists studying the cell, the fundamental unit of life.


NEW in 2022Emerging Researcher Talks

Twenty ASCB postdocs and grad students who submitted high-ranking abstracts (through a concealed review) to Cell Bio Virtual 2021 have been invited to give a series of talks from February-November, every third Thursday at noon EDT.

Recent Member Profiles

Member Profile: Jeff Schinske

August 13, 2021

Jeff Schinske is the department chair and professor of biology at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California. He is also the co-Editor-in-Chief of ASCB’s education research journal CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) with Kimberly Tanner at San Francisco State University. He answered a few questions for the…


Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoCis 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.

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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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