Our People—Five ASCB Members to Receive BRAIN Grants

NIH announced Tuesday the recipients of the first round of research grants toward understanding the brain as part of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. $46 million in funds was awarded to over 100 investigators who proposed developing new technologies to accelerate  … Read more

Former ASCB President Bruce Alberts Receives the National Medal of Science

Bruce Alberts, professor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), who served as ASCB president in 2007, was just named one of the nation’s top scientists by President Obama. Alberts and nine others are recipients of the National Medal of Science, the Nation’s highest  … Read more

The Winners of the $5K, $3K, $1K Kaluza Prizes Are…

Eleanor (Josie) Clowney , a postdoc at Rockefeller University who did her graduate work at the University of California, San Francisco, has been named the winner of the 2014 $5,000 ASCB Kaluza Prize for outstanding research by a graduate student. The Kaluza Prizes are supported  … Read more

From Stockholm to New Orleans, ASCB’s Nobel Laureates Detour to Address Annual Meeting
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It was in San Diego and nearly 40 years ago but Randy Schekman still vividly remembers his first ASCB Annual Meeting. George Palade, fresh from Stockholm where he had just received his 1974 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, was there to speak about the  … Read more

PIC Associates

Interested in science outreach? ASCB members, volunteer now for PIC Associates The Public Information Committee (PIC) relies on volunteer PIC Associates to help find breaking science news, especially at the ASCB Annual Meeting. To spot the latest, PIC is in need of sharp minds and  … Read more

Ari Helenius Named as 2012 Keith R. Porter Lecturer

ASCB is pleased to announce that Ari Helenius, of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, has been named as Keith R. Porter Lecturer at the 2012 ASCB Annual Meeting.   See past Porter lecturers.