Toward a MIRAtocracy: An Interview with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch
Jon Lorsch is arguably one of the most influential scientific public leaders in the United States for the ASCB constituency. As Director of the National Institute of General Medicial Sciences (NIGMS) since 2013, he guides … Read more
Moving from diversity to inclusion
June is Pride month, and so many articles will get written and posted this month promoting LGBTQ+ diversity in various organizations and institutions. We are fortunate that the ASCB recognizes the value of diversity and … Read more
How Cell Biologists Work: Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz on uncovering biological surprises with microscopy; interdisciplinary science
This month we are excited to hear from Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, whose past and present positions are as diverse as the scientific fields that her research encompasses. She is currently a senior group leader at the … Read more
Is an Academic Career Just a Dream?
Dear Labby, I am a fifth-year cell biology graduate student doing basic research at a major research university. I am ambitious, worked hard during my rotations, and was rewarded by being accepted into the best-known … Read more
What’s it all about? Microfluidics
This installment of “What’s it all about?” will attempt to demystify the exciting miniature world of microfluidic technology, particularly as it pertains to cell biology and chip-sized cell culture systems. What are microfluidics? The term … Read more
Deadline is Approaching: Submit your Celldance Proposal by June 15!
The beloved Celldance video program is on again for 2018 and the deadline is swiftly approaching! Celldance offers three member labs $1,000 production grants to use to create short films of their research. These videos … Read more