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Ruth Lehmann
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,  … Read more

ASCB Receives NIGMS IPERT Funding for Diversity and Career Development Programs
October 2018 Newsletter

ASCB has received a five-year renewal award totaling over $3 million from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences’ Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) initiative, which “supports creative and innovative research educational activities  … Read more

Gigi Lozano
Lozano Named 2018 E.E. Just Award Winner
October 2018 Newsletter

Each year the ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee chooses an outstanding underrepresented minority (URM) scientist who is known not only for his or her scientific achievements but also for mentoring other URM students and scientists. The  … Read more

Jian Zhang
Jian Zhang to Receive MBoC Paper of the Year Award
October 2018 Newsletter

Jian Zhang was named by the Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editorial Board as recipient of the 27th annual MBoC Paper of the Year Award. As a graduate student in Yu-Li Wang’s lab at  … Read more

Opponents Try Fetal Tissue Research Ban Again
October 2018 Newsletter

For the second year in a row, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are trying to prohibit the use of U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funds for research with fetal tissue. The  … Read more

Outreach, conference-style: the importance of attending scientific meetings that are not research topic-based

It is October, and most cell biologists around the world are looking forward to the ASCB|EMBO meeting in San Diego! The very best of cell biology and career development will be there, waiting for us.  … Read more

Kelsie Eichel Named 2018 Merton Bernfield Awardee
October 2018 Newsletter

Kelsie Eichel, now a Damon Runyon postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Kang Shen at Stanford University, has been selected to receive the 2018 Merton Bernfield Award. She will be honored with a plaque, $1,000,  … Read more