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October 2021 Newsletter

October 18, 2021
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This issue celebrates the upcoming Cell Bio Virtual 2021–An Online ASCB|EMBO Meeting. In their guest President’s Column, Daniel Gerlich and Denise Montell, Co-Chairs of the 2021 Program Committee, describe the exciting science and other events at the meeting. In a…

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Featured Articles

ASCB receives grant to foster collaborative network of Black imaging scientists

December 1, 2021
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) has received a grant for more than $1.4 million from the Gordon and…

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Cell bio images and videos stun contest judges

December 1, 2021

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased to announce the winners of its third image and video contest.…

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ASCB leads network to address persistent challenges to enhance inclusivity in scientific societies

November 19, 2021
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of more than $701K to establish…

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Popular Columns

How Cell Biologists Work with Crystal Rogers

June 10, 2021

In this installment of ASCB’s How Cell Biologists Work, we feature the pioneering scientist Crystal Rogers. Rogers is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Cell Biology at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. The Rogers lab focuses on developmental biology and particularly on researching the development and formation of neural…

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Concerns of a Trailing Spouse

October 21, 2021

Dear Labby, My spouse and I are PhD postdocs, working in different labs and currently on the job market for our first independent positions. Although we are at about the same stage in our careers, my spouse’s postdoctoral work has been wildly successful, resulting in four high-impact first-author papers. My spouse interviewed at a top…

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Toward a More Inclusive Conference: A Practical Guide for Trainees, Mentors, and Program Organizers

October 20, 2021

Creating an inclusive conference environment depends not only on the conference organizers but also on the participation of trainees and mentors. However, for some trainees, the traditional scientific conference experience may seem intimidating and exclusive. We all can play an active role in shaping the landscape of future meetings. The current environment of virtual meetings…

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David A. Micklos Honored with 2021 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education

October 28, 2021
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The popularity of products that provide detailed insight into your personal DNA is proof that even folks who are not…

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Rebecca Heald to Deliver 2021 Keith R. Porter Lecture

October 27, 2021
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Cell and developmental biologist Rebecca W. Heald has been selected to deliver the Keith R. Porter Lecture at Cell Bio…

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Quantitative Biology: Embrace the Numbers

October 27, 2021
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ASCB’s basic science research journal, Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC),has issued a call for abstracts for the Eighth Special…

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Innovation in Education Award Goes to Nathan S. Reyna

October 26, 2021
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Nathan S. Reyna, an associate professor and the principal investigator of the Cell Biology Education Consortium (CBEC) at Ouachita Baptist…

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Perera Named 2021 Günter Blobel Early Career Awardee

October 25, 2021
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Rushika M. Perera, associate professor at the University of California, San Francisco, has been awarded the 2021 Günter Blobel Early…

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