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Will I be safe applying for a job at your school?

August 19, 2021
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This is the third in a series of blog posts to be released this quarter by the ASCB LGBTQ+ committee under the theme of “Building a Welcoming Community for LGBTQ+ Scientists.” In this post, postdoctoral fellow Arthur Charles-Orszag shares some…

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ASCB announces 2021 honorific awards and recognition

September 1, 2021

Each year, the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) chooses remarkable individuals to be recognized for their various achievements in…

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Fourteen scientists elected to 2021 cohort of ASCB Fellows

September 1, 2021

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased to present its cohort of 14 new Fellows for 2021. “ASCB…

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The future of cell biology is germinating in classrooms today

August 17, 2021

What paves the path to a passion for science? For some, it may have been an inherent curiosity about the…

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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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Returning to the lab safely

August 18, 2021

DEAR LABBY: I am a fourth-year graduate student in cell biology. Our laboratory is about to be able to open without space or mask restrictions as long as people are vaccinated against SARS CoV-2. It is up to the PI of each lab to be satisfied of the proof for those vaccinations. The unvaccinated are…

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Disability is diversity: How to increase accessibility in science

August 24, 2021

The pandemic has changed the world as everyone knows it. The general public has come to understand social distancing, better handwashing, and the effectiveness of masking for infectious disease control. With the prominence of video conferencing tools like Zoom, WebEx, and Google Meet, more attention has been drawn to the needs of a hidden community:…

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A clown car or a minivan?

August 26, 2021

The chance that metaphoric celestial bodies would align to allow for the development of new federal science policy1 has actually…

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Measuring metacognitive knowledge in undergraduates

August 25, 2021
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If you dissect the word metacognition into its Greek and Latin roots you get a word that means “self-awareness” and…

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Building community through transformative justice in education

August 25, 2021

“Who are you? Why are you here?” I was not expecting to be asked these questions at the start of…

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What students want from remote learning

August 25, 2021
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Many higher education instructors are returning to in-person teaching this fall. Educators and students alike do not necessarily want everything…

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Make your course accessible to all for the benefit of all

August 24, 2021

Dear Education Committee, Each year students in my classes approach me to request learning accommodations for disabilities or special circumstances.…

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