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biology educators

Biology educators share ideas, inspiration at regional meeting

June 6, 2019

ASCB’s first regional meeting, Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists, was held on May 31, 2019,  at the University of Georgia in Athens,…

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conflict of interest

Federally funded researchers must meet conflict of interest requirements

June 5, 2019
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Recent news reports about potential theft of U.S. scientific intellectual property (IP) and scientific results are raising concerns in both…

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Doorstep meeting explores cancer from genome instability to therapy

June 4, 2019

ASCB’s 2019 Doorstep meeting convenes Saturday, December 7, in Washington, DC, and focuses on “Cancer: from genome instability to therapy.” …

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engaging members of congress

Ways to engage with your members of Congress

May 31, 2019
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What does it take to schedule a meeting with members of Congress? Or their staffers? A lofty title or prestigious…

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Maximizing your postdoc

May 24, 2019
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We’ve read the writing on the wall. Academia isn’t for everyone. There aren’t enough positions to be filled, yet, more…

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The unintended consequences of being a science advocate

May 20, 2019
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As scientists, we think about unintended consequences every day. For example, I ask lab members to show that a knockdown…

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congressperson lab visit

How and why you should get a Congressperson to visit your lab

May 17, 2019
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How I Got Started It all began with an email from ASCB Program Manager Fabiola Chacon asking if any members…

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journal manuscript transfer

MBoC partners with cell journals in manuscript transfer system

May 16, 2019
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Three cell biology journals now allow authors of manuscripts declined at one journal to transfer their submission seamlessly to another…

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Scientist outreach toolkit ASCB

New ASCB toolkits help scientists with outreach

May 16, 2019
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The term “science outreach” implies different things to different people. To some, it could mean creating a snazzy science video.…

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Coalition for the Life Sciences

How the Coalition for the Life Sciences promotes biomedical research

May 15, 2019
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One thing about Washington: There is no shortage of coalitions. There are coalitions for feel-good issues such as child health…

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