The American Society for Cell Biology

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


Attend the 2021 Doorstep Meeting: The Cell Biology of Neurodegeneration and Repair

The ASCB 2021 Doorstep Meeting will focus on the cell biology of neuronal homeostasis, neurodegeneration, and neuroregeneration, with exciting research talks from senior and junior leaders in the field.

The final deadline to register is November 15.

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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