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FIB-SEM: A new way to comprehensively visualize whole cells and tissues

January 19, 2021
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Imagine a form of microscopy of whole cells where not just the usual three or four organelle types are labeled with different fluorescent colors, but where dozens of internal components can be simultaneously defined. Furthermore, imagine resolving them not with…

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Featured Articles

ASCB’s biotech course offers practical info for job seekers

January 20, 2021
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It can be daunting to try to find a job outside academia if that’s all you know about. Let ASCB…

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Updates from the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Taskforce

January 14, 2021

That 2020 was a hard year is an understatement. The coronavirus locked down our labs and schools, ravaged our nation,…

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ASCB opens program committee to volunteers

January 13, 2021

As part of its efforts to boost diversity and inclusion at its annual meeting, the American Society for Cell Biology…

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Popular Columns

How Cell Biologists Work: Megan King, Yale School of Medicine

November 6, 2020

This installment of ASCB’s “How Cell Biologists Work” features the career of Megan King, associate professor of Cell Biology and Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology at Yale School of Medicine. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the King lab works to discover the mechanistic relationships that exist at the interface of cell biology and biophysics to explain…

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Making the most of a virtual meeting

November 23, 2020

Dear Labby, I am going to present my undergraduate research at this year’s ASCB|EMBO meeting, Cell Bio Virtual 2020. I have never participated in a scientific conference, although I have participated in science fairs and a research day at my university. It is my turn to be one of the members of my lab to…

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Virtual babysitting: A small patch for the childcare challenge

January 20, 2021

COVID-19: As scientists, we can glory in our community’s creativity and use of technology in generating multiple vaccines in record time, while at the same time we watch in horror as the pandemic exposes the inequities and lack of resources in our societies. Scarcity of childcare resources and the need for remote schooling are hurting…

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2020 Günter Blobel Early Career Award goes to James Olzmann

December 7, 2020
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James Olzmann, an associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and investigator at the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, will give…

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Michael N. Trinh Named 2020 Merton Bernfield awardee

December 7, 2020
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Michael N. Trinh, an MD/PhD student at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, has been selected…

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Anthony Fauci to receive the 2020 ASCB Public Service award

December 7, 2020
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The 2020 ASCB Public Service Award will be presented to Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and…

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2020 Porter Prizes for Research Excellence

December 7, 2020
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ASCB’s Award Selection Committee has chosen Matthew Akamatsu, the Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley;…

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Prachee Avasthi honored with WICB Junior Award for excellence in research

December 2, 2020
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Prachee Avashthi’s nominator, Wallace Marshall, University of California, San Francisco, called her a star. He wrote: “She has proven a…

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