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Mixed News on International Funding for Science
June 2018 Newsletter

At the same time that the U.S. National Institutes of Health is benefiting from increases in its budget, the news in other nations is mixed. Researchers in Canada continue to see support from the Trudeau administration.  … Read more

preLights: Preprint highlights for biology
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Preprints are a growing trend that is pushing the pace of dissemination of scientific information. preLights is a new service that selects and highlights preprints in a wide range of biological fields and can help you keep  … Read more

Leticia Vega
Critical Career Transitions: So I Got Tenure, Now What?
June 2018 Newsletter

Three pillars of faculty development at most institutions are teaching, scholarship, and service. Though much attention has been given to recruiting and retaining a diverse pool of scientists (including cell biologists) from graduate school though  … Read more

Finding your grad school family
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The scientific community is comprised mostly of transplants–people who work or study somewhere far from home and family. I find that grad school tends to take us even further from home. Many of my colleagues,  … Read more

James Maller
In Memoriam: James L. Maller, Leading Researcher in Cell Cycle and Signal Transduction
June 2018 NewsletterIn Memoriam

Long-time ASCB member James L. Maller passed away on January 18, 2018, in a tragic auto accident. Jim was a professor at the University of Colorado Medical School for over 30 years. He was a  … Read more

ASCB leadership “shocked and saddened” by Supreme Court travel decision

In a letter to ASCB members, Jodi Nunnari, ASCB President, Andrew Murray, President-Elect, and Pietro De Camilli, Past President, said the decision by the United States Supreme Court to uphold the Trump Administration ban on  … Read more

Mentoring undergraduates: all you need to know to help your summer student
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This is another post in a series highlighting the collaboration between COMPASS and CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE)–featuring some of the exciting work that is being done to understand how we learn about science and how  … Read more