The Post

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 a cell biologist to master in the 21st century? Depending on the project, you might answer “microscopy,” “gene editing,” or…

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Featured Articles

Winning green fluorescent protein images, videos chosen in ASCB contest

November 21, 2019
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Earlier this year, the call went out to the worldwide scientific community to submit their most beautiful and intriguing images…

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M. Madan Babu and Paola Picotti honored with 2019 EMBO Gold Awards

November 6, 2019
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Earlier this year, the 2019 EMBO Gold Medals were awarded to two systems biologists, M. Madan Babu and Paola Picotti.…

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Eric T. Hall to receive MBoC Paper of the Year award

October 17, 2019
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Eric T. Hall was named by the Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editorial Board as recipient of the 28th…

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Dear Labby

Coping with the challenges of being a scientist and a parent

October 14, 2019

Dear Labby, After a scientifically exciting, very productive, and intense postdoc, I got my dream job and am ready to hit the ground running. Since this also seemed like the right time for me to start a family, I am now faced with the challenge of juggling an independent academic position and the responsibilities and…

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

Google maps of the cell: controlling intracellular traffic flow and direction

November 25, 2019
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As a prologue to my presentation in the Symposium “Google Maps of the Cell: Controlling intracellular traffic flow and direction”…

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Pride in Our Science

November 25, 2019
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June was LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots that shaped the modern Pride movement. Despite…

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Four ways to use social media to get people to your poster (or talk)

November 22, 2019
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Who cares what my dish at a restaurant looks like, or what my cat is doing on a Wednesday evening?…

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Finally, a Budget Deal

November 15, 2019
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Agreement, something rare in Washington, DC, these days, made a brief appearance in late July. After weeks of secret negotiations,…

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Agencies publish conflict of interest regulations

November 15, 2019
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For several months, the Trump administration has been focused on claims of espionage by foreign nations in research laboratories in…

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