A Little Night Music, A Lot of Cell Biology—The Two Lives of Larry Goldfinger

Saturday night, Larry Goldfinger was wailing on his clarinet, punching out Bulgarian wedding music and Romanian ballads with his Balkan brass band in the lobby of the Pennsylvania Convention Center in central Philadelphia. Goldfinger’s West Philadelphia Orchestra was entertaining for the opening night of the  … Read more

Superstar Scientists Share Visions for the Future of Research at ASCB/IFCB Meeting

A panel of bioscience superstars tried to throw some light on the gloomy outlook for cell research Saturday at the ASCB/IFCB 2014 meeting in Philadelphia. As NIH funding shrinks, graduate programs grow, and fewer than 10% of PhDs go on to tenure-track position, Bruce Alberts,  … Read more

The End of the Line—ASCB/IFCB Meeting Opens Saturday in Philadelphia

Railroad buffs and out-of-towners who attended the 2010 ASCB Annual Meeting will take note when their SEPTA train from the Philadelphia airport or the 30th Street Amtrak station pulls into the Market East station, the eastern end of the line for SEPTA’s center city service.  … Read more

ASCB 2013 Twitter Highlights

Here’s what happened at the 2013 ASCB Annual Meeting as told by Twitter users: [<a href=”//storify.com/ASCBiology/ascb-2013″ target=”_blank”>View the story &#8220;ASCB 2013 Twitter Highlights&#8221; on Storify</a>]

Twitter Reactions to ASCB 2013

Here’s what people said on Twitter about the 2013 ASCB meeting in New Orleans:   [<a href=”//storify.com/ASCBiology/ascb-2013-reactions” target=”_blank”>View the story &#8220;ASCB 2013 Reactions&#8221; on Storify</a>]

2011 AM Videos

Minorities Affairs Committee Workshop (MAC): Writing for Publication David Asai, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Michael Leibowitz, UMDNJ, University of California, Davis This workshop (geared toward postdocs and junior faculty) focused on how to publish a scientific paper, including planning collaborations and designing experiments, knowing when  … Read more

2008 AM Videos

E.E. Just Lecture: Host Cell Cholesterol Homeostasis and HIV Replication James Earl King Hildreth, Meharry Medical College School of Medicine Sponsored by the ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee. 2008 ASCB Annual Meeting Keynote – Cell Biology in the Genomic Era Francis Collins, Former Director, National Human  … Read more

2009 AM Videos

E.E. Just Lecture: Nicotinic ACh Receptors in the Brain; Structure, Function, and Role in Disease The 2009 ASCB E.E. Just Lecture, Nicotinic ACh Receptors in the Brain; Structure, Function, and Role in Disease, presented by Jerrel Louis Yakel, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH.  … Read more

2011 Annual Meeting Exhibitors

2 21st Century Biochemicals, Inc. 3 3D Biotek, LLC 8 89 North A A Slice of Life Abcam, Inc. AbD Serotec Abgent, Inc. Accurate Chemical & Scientific Corporation Acris Antibodies Advanced Biomatrix, inc. Advanced Bioscience Technologies LLC Advanced Microscopy Group Agilent Technologies, Inc. Alfa Aesar,  … Read more

Live from the ASCB in Denver, CO, USA

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 New fluorescent imaging system sorts out the microbiome living in the human mouth View the Video Alex Valm, Marine Biological Laboratory (303KB) The human mouth is home to a quarrelsome community of at least 600 different species of microbes—some beneficial, some  … Read more