The Post

Annual meeting attendees talk to Congress

January 9, 2020
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On the last day of the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting, 60 attendees left the scientific sessions behind and spent the day on Capitol Hill meeting with congressional representatives and their staff members. Participants in the Hill Day organized by ASCB for…

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Featured Articles

Public engagement grant funding renewed for 2020

December 16, 2019
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ASCB is delighted to announce that beginning in January 2020 it will be soliciting another round of applications for Public…

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DIY microscope workshops bring discovery back to the classroom

December 10, 2019
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Young people are natural scientists who are curious about the world, and a microscope is a great way to help…

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Modern cell biology is computational

December 7, 2019
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The theme of this year’s ASCB|EMBO Meeting is Cell Biology for the 21st Century. So what skills are essential for…

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Dear Labby

Making best use of technology for teaching

December 27, 2019

Dear Labby, I am a new professor at an undergraduate institution. I recently learned that we are required to teach our classes using an iPad and it is “preferred” that only free online resources be used for required readings, although e-books are acceptable. I understand the drive to use technology in teaching because it can…

President's Column

Wither publishing: Oh, brave new world that has no journals in it!

December 3, 2019

A President’s final address typically looks back with a satisfied smile on promises delivered, new territories acquired, and foes vanquished and looks forward to the estimable qualities of their successor. I do have a spectacular successor, Eva Nogales, a wonderful cell biologist, and fantastic mentor and colleague, but the other items are largely missing: I…

Latest News

MBoC to participate in portable peer review platform

December 13, 2019
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Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) is one of the first journals to participate in a new platform that enables…

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Wither publishing: Oh, brave new world that has no journals in it!

December 3, 2019
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A President’s final address typically looks back with a satisfied smile on promises delivered, new territories acquired, and foes vanquished…

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A trainee’s guide to COMPASS’ meeting events

December 2, 2019
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The ASCB|EMBO Meeting is just around the corner, and the program is filled with a variety of great events focused…

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Attack of the killer bugs: The cell biology of infectious diseases

November 29, 2019
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There is growing excitement among those studying immunity as we begin to understand the diversity of mechanisms that cells use…

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Inspector general to NIH: You can do better

November 27, 2019
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General’s (IG) office has published three reports regarding the protection…

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