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MBoC Special Issue Call for Papers: Cell Biology of Bacteria and Archaea

December 1, 2022

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC), the respected research publication of ASCB, invites submissions for the new Special Issues: Cell Biology…

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MBoC Special Issue Call for Papers: Cell Biology of the Nervous System

December 1, 2022

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC), the respected research publication of ASCB, invites submissions for the new Special Issues: Cell Biology…

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Mid-term Congressional Elections Have Impact on Science

December 1, 2022
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The November 8, 2022, Congressional elections did not turn out to be the major defeat for President Biden and Congressional…

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Watch ASCB’s 2021 year-in-review video

February 18, 2022

At the virtual December Council Meeting, Interim Co-CEOs Kevin Wilson and Thea Clarke listed the many accomplishments of ASCB in…

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Choosing the Right Postdoctoral Position for Your Career

February 5, 2021
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This session will be a panel discussion focused on postdoctoral positions. An important career decision is whether to pursue a…

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Biology Research Opportunities in Federal Government Laboratories

February 5, 2021
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The mission of US government research laboratories ranges from protecting our health, to defending our people and resources, to sending…

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How Cell Biologists Work with Raghu Padinjat

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Let’s start with your name, current position, and location (click the links to see more about Raghu Padinjat, the lab, and NCBS): Prof. Raghu Padinjat; Professor & Dean of Research, Bangalore-India, National Centre for Biological Sciences What kind of research do you do? Cellular Neuroscience What is one word that best describes how you work?…

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On the Importance of Well-being

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Dear Labby, I am a second-year grad student and have recently chosen a lab in which to do my thesis. The lab’s research is focused on a really exciting area that I find fascinating and fundamentally important. Lab members have expertise in many of the techniques I want to learn, and the PI is dynamic…

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Tips to promote equitable, non-toxic scientific communities

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“We are not all in the same boat. We are in the same storm. Some have yachts, some have canoes, and some are drowning. Just be kind and help whoever you can.” Variations of this quote (sometimes attributed to author Damian Barr) appeared in social media feeds in the past two years, mostly in the…

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Needhi Bhalla chosen for 2022 ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity

November 1, 2022

Needhi Bhalla, Professor of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental (MCD) Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), will receive…

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David Asai wins the 2022 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education

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The American Society for Cell Biology honors David J. Asai, Senior Director of Science Education for the Howard Hughes Medical…

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Learning to Teach: The why and the way

November 1, 2022
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This article continues the “EdCommversations” between Liam Hallada and Alison Dell (Teaching Scientist), who catalyzed our last two columns. Here, Liam investigates…

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On the Importance of Well-being

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Dear Labby, I am a second-year grad student and have recently chosen a lab in which to do my thesis.…

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Don Cleveland to present 2022 E.B. Wilson lecture

October 26, 2022

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is excited to honor Don Cleveland with the 2022 E. B. Wilson Medal.…

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