June 2022 Newsletter

June 13, 2022
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Read about the Cell Bio 2022 Symposia speakers and their fascinating research, as well as the NEW networking program at the annual meeting, Cell Bio Connect. You will also read reflections from the LGBTQ+ Committee discussing the origins of events…

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Featured Articles

Increasing Black student retention in STEM through a trainee-led mentorship program

August 9, 2022
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Retention of Black students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) has recently come into the spotlight through advocacy stemming…

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Link up at Cell Bio 2022 with Cell Bio Connect

August 1, 2022
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ASCB is piloting Cell Bio Connect to offer intellectual, professional, and social support to first-time attendees, students, and those traveling…

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A CURE for the challenge of inclusive learning

June 15, 2022
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Why Do We Need a CURE? To increase equity and inclusion in STEM education, Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) are…

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Videos

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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Popular Columns

How Cell Biologists Work with Raghu Padinjat

May 11, 2022

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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Science advocate: No experience needed

June 14, 2022

Dear Labby, I was talking with a scientist friend of mine, and she told me about “Hill Day” and how, during the last in-person, ASCB meeting in Washington, DC, she participated in the visit to Capitol Hill at the end of the meeting. She told me that it was an awesome, even fun event, and…

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A CURE for the challenge of inclusive learning

June 15, 2022

Why Do We Need a CURE? To increase equity and inclusion in STEM education, Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) are among our most promising tools. Research courses improve learning outcomes especially for students in underrepresented groups (Hurtado et al., 2009; Rodenbusch et al., 2016).  How does this work? Relevance, original thinking, and working in a…

Latest News

Why do we still use the word ‘minority’?

June 13, 2022
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The term “minority” no longer makes sense in a United States where historically excluded peoples are the majority in many…

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Join the “I am ASCB” movement

June 9, 2022
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ASCB’s Public Information Committee has launched an effort to showcase life scientists just like you inshort self-produced videos. The purpose…

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Deciding to teach and deciding to stay

June 9, 2022
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Editor’s Note: This month’s column from the Education Committee deviates slightly from the usual format. We hope you enjoy the…

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Representation matters: The need for LGBTQ+ to be part of the minority conversation

June 9, 2022
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June is Pride Month, the month we celebrate LGBTQ+ communities and their diversity. As you probably noticed, companies, government buildings,…

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Enhancing science

June 7, 2022
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I have been thinking about cooperation and open communication lately and how they are so important for our science. I…

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