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ASCB Statement on the Future of Publishing

March 4, 2019

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Executive Committee and Council have been in active discussions about the future of…

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Unsolved Problems in Cell Biology: Why Do Microvilli Translocate?

March 4, 2019

Ligand sensing structures like microvilli translocate in the plane of the plasma membrane. What is the functional significance of this…

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Professional Societies, Who Needs ’Em?

March 1, 2019

You’re a hip graduate student looking at the latest installment of PhD Comics and checking your Twitter feed to find…

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NIH takes further steps to address sexual harassment

February 28, 2019

In a  statement released today,  leaders at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) acknowledge that recent “…conversations have made it…

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How to enjoy feeling stupid after you switch fields

February 28, 2019

Going from a PhD to a postdoc changes almost everyone’s field of research in some big or small way. Perhaps…

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Grantsmanship 2.0—Introduction to Multi-Investigator Proposals

February 26, 2019

Most readers of this column are very familiar with research grants to single PIs. However, you may know far less…

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Call for Proposals for Special Interest Subgroups and Education & Professional Development Programs for 2019 Meeting

February 19, 2019

Interested in organizing a scientific, education, or career development session at the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting in Washington, DC, this December?…

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The cell biologist’s expanding toolbox

February 18, 2019

The cell biologist’s toolbox grows more powerful with each passing year. As cell scientists collaborate with experts in computer science,…

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Professional societies unveil consortium on sexual harassment in STEMM

February 15, 2019

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and 52 other leading academic and professional societies announced the creation the Societies…

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

February 14, 2019

My inability to be productive on an airplane started when I began doing scientific research. Graduate students, postdocs, and primary…

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