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Professional societies unveil consortium on sexual harassment in STEMM

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and 52 other leading academic and professional societies announced the creation the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM at a panel discussion during the AAAS Annual Meeting  … Read more

We’re all made of star stuff: Cells, philosophy, and a small bar

My inability to be productive on an airplane started when I began doing scientific research. Graduate students, postdocs, and primary investigators I’ve talked to have all had the same experience. You pull out your laptop,  … Read more

ASCB announces East and West Coast dates for summer biotech course, scholarships

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) will offer an East Coast version of the popular week-long summer biotechnology management course this June in partnership with the Manning School of Business at the University of  … Read more

Mentors and funding matter to a successful career in biomedical research

If you ask most people involved in biomedical research what two things are extremely important to career success, they might respond with funding and mentorship. The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) has designed programs  … Read more

ASCB honorific award might be the boost your career needs

ASCB offers numerous honorific awards for every career stage. Most come with travel funds to attend the ASCB|EMBO meeting, as well as a speaking opportunity, while some offer cash. All awards would be prestigious additions  … Read more

Potential changes to science publishing

An earthquake is slowly rumbling across the international scientific publishing landscape. Depending on the size of the quake, it could have a major impact on the scientific community. On September 4, 2018, 11 national science  … Read more

ASCB COMPASS Outreach Grant spotlight: Sharon STEM Talks

It is 6:50 pm on an October evening. Fifty-five 11th and 12th-grade students pile into the Sharon High School (SHS) Library in quiet suburban Sharon, MA. As they crowd a plate of cookies and the  … Read more