COMPASS: Navigating Trainee Professional Development
Trainee-led professional development programming is an essential component of the ASCB Annual Meeting, and a key tenet of ASCB’s Strategic Plan to “expand and coalesce career and professional development offerings at the Annual Meeting.” The Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS) was founded in 2013 to provide a platform for trainee professional development and trainee…
White House Nominates NIH Director, Finally
Francis Collins left the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the last time as its director on December 19, 2021. Seventeen months later, the White House has nominated current National Cancer Institute (NCI) Director Monica Bertagnolli to be the 17th Director of the NIH. If her nomination is approved by the U.S. Senate, she…
ASCB Launches Targeted Advocacy Campaign – UPDATE
With the news about federal funding for scientific research continuing to look bleak, ASCB’s Public Policy Committee (PPC) launched a highly targeted campaign in support of fundamental biomedical research. PPC members, whose representatives serve on either the House or Senate Appropriations Committee, asked ASCB members in their home state to contact their representatives to explain…
MBoC editor Gia Voeltz of University of Colorado, Boulder has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Congratulations!
Mary Munson elected 2025 ASCB President
Mary Munson has been elected by ASCB members to serve as President of the Society in 2025. Munson is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology at UMass Chan Medical School. She will serve as President-Elect on the ASCB Executive Committee beginning in 2024. Daniela Cimini of Virginia Tech has been elected…
Congratulations to MBoC editors Sandra Wolin, Amy Gladfelter, and Yukiko Yamashita who have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences!
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 14 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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