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Seeing beyond sight: new computational approaches to understanding cells
December 2018 Newsletter

Since Leeuwenhoek’s first illustrations were published, biologists have strived and struggled to extract understanding from the often noisy and nearly transparent interiors of cells. To better determine and comprehend all of the principles that drive  … Read more

DORA initiative forms international advisory board
December 2018 Newsletter

The steering committee for the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) has announced the formation of an international advisory board to provide strategic guidance to the DORA initiative and to further its vision of  … Read more

Combating antimalarial drug resistance
December 2018 Newsletter

Chloroquine (CQ) used to be considered the gold standard in the treatment of malaria caused by the parasite Plasmodium falciparum. However, several strains of P. falciparum are emerging as drug resistant and compromising the current  … Read more

NIH Loses Funds to Unaccompanied Minors Program
December 2018 Newsletter

On September 5, 2018, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar sent a one-page letter with a nine-page attachment of spreadsheets to the chairs and ranking Democrats of the relevant appropriations committees in  … Read more

Senate Procedure and House Practice serve as the guides for how Congress should work.
Regular-ish Order in Congress Leads to Passage of NIH Budget
December 2018 Newsletter

As political tensions rise in Washington, DC, pleas for a return to “Regular Order” grow. Regular Order can mean anything from a more bipartisan way of conducting the nation’s business all the way to a  … Read more

Collaboration with Biostatisticians: Why, How, When, and Where
December 2018 NewsletterWICB Columns

Biostatistics is the application of statistics to understanding health and biology. It provides powerful tools for developing research questions, designing studies, refining measurements, analyzing data, and interpreting findings. In the most rigorous cell biology studies,  … Read more

Debra Baluch
Member Profile: Debra “Page” Baluch
December 2018 Newsletter

Research scientist Page Baluch manages the W.M. Keck Bioimaging Laboratory at Arizona State University (ASU). She helps scientists of all kinds obtain the imaging data they need, from organisms as diverse as plants and bacteria.  … Read more