EMBO Gold Medal Winners Honored for Research on Meiosis Mistakes, Bacterial Defense
October 2018 Newsletter

German biochemist and ASCB member Melina Schuh and Czech microbiologist Marek Basler have been awarded the 2018 EMBO Gold Medal. The award is given each year to scientists under the age of 40 who have made outstanding contributions to the life sciences in Europe. Basler  … Read more

Inaugural Porter Prizes for Research Excellence
October 2018 Newsletter

ASCB has named the winners of the inaugural Porter Prizes for Research Excellence. The $4,000 prize for outstanding postdoctoral research will go to Melanie White, a research fellow at Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology (IMCB) A*STAR, Singapore. A $2,000 award for outstanding predoctoral research  … Read more

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Ruth Lehmann to Deliver 2018 Keith Porter Lecture
October 2018 Newsletter

Ruth Lehmann, chair of the Department of Cell Biology and director of the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine at New York University, has been chosen to present the Keith Porter Lecture on Sunday, December 9, at 3:15 pm at the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting in San  … Read more

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Stem Cells Principal Topic for Doorstep Meeting and Keynote Lecture
October 2018 Newsletter

Both the day-long 2018 ASCB Doorstep Meeting on Saturday, December 8, and the Keynote Lecture that evening for the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting will feature discussions of stem cells. In fact, this year’s Keynote speaker helped plan the lineup of presenters for the Doorstep Meeting. Doorstep  … Read more

Symposia Highlights: Nuclear Organization, Neuronal Cell Biology, Quality Control
October 2018 Newsletter

Symposia are among the most popular components of ASCB’s annual meetings. For the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting in San Diego, experts from a plethora of cell science disciplines will host eight symposia over four days on topics that are both innovative and of longstanding interest to  … Read more

Great Science and Perfect Weather at the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting
October 2018 NewsletterPresident’s Columns

This year will mark the second joint ASCB|EMBO meeting and the 58th annual ASCB meeting, which is being held in my new hometown, beautiful, sunny San Diego, CA! The beaches and weather are as perfect in December as they are in July. (Although, if we  … Read more

2018 satellite meeting: Bridging the 4D Genome with Cell Biology
October 2018 Newsletter

Arrive early for the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting to attend the 2018 4DN-ASCB Satellite Meeting: Bridging the 4D Genome with Cell Biology from 8 am to 7 pm, on Friday, December 7, at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Hotel and Marina. This conference, jointly organized by the  … Read more

Deadline is Approaching: Submit your Celldance Proposal by June 15!

The beloved Celldance video program is on again for 2018 and the deadline is swiftly approaching! Celldance offers three member labs $1,000 production grants to use to create short films of their research. These videos then serve as outreach tools for the public and have  … Read more

Joint NCI-ASCB conference reveals advanced cancer cell imaging methods

The number and types of advanced imaging techniques and technologies available to cell biologists today have grown exponentially over the last few years. As classical microscopy methods are refined and new imaging tools come online to visualize the cellular and subcellular world, it can be  … Read more

DORA celebrates five years with launch of live interview series

Since the declaration was published in 2013, it has collected signatures from nearly 500 organizations and 12,000 individuals. DORA has increased awareness about the misuse of the Journal Impact Factor and inspired change in the scientific community. Organizations have started referencing the declaration in research assessment  … Read more