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Training to Teach: Preparing for the Other Half of Academia
September 2016 Newsletter

Academic faculty jobs are difficult to come by, and science graduates are increasingly taking positions outside of academia. Recognizing this trend, ASCB and other organizations are leading efforts to help students who are looking for  … Read more

2016 Corporate Members and Meeting Supporters
September 2016 Newsletter

The ASCB is grateful to its Corporate Members for 2016 Gold Allen Institute for Cell Science Beckman Coulter Life Science Genentech Getson & Schatz, P.C. Nikon Instruments, Inc Thermo Fisher Scientific Silver Bio-techne Chroma Technology  … Read more

In Memoriam: Winner of 2008 Nobel in Chemistry, ASCB Member Roger Tsien

  Nobel laureate and ASCB member Roger Y. Tsien died August 24 in Eugene, OR, according to an official statement from the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine where Tsien was on the  … Read more

The Invasion of the Bioengineers and Vice Versa
September 2016 Newsletter

When Valerie Weaver brought her first and, at that point, only graduate student to the 2000 ASCB Annual Meeting, her University of Pennsylvania (Penn) bioengineering student wasn’t happy. “She complained that there were hardly any  … Read more

Using Disease to Illuminate Basic Cell Biology at ASCB 2016
September 2016 Newsletter

“Pointing cell biology toward disease has brought so many important insights into pathogenesis. It’s from the cell biology that the next wave of treatments will emerge,” says Joseph Gleeson, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator  … Read more

Cell News—Taking better aim with CRISPR

CRISPR/Cas9 has rapidly become the wonder tool of cell biology, giving researchers the ability to slice and dice genomes with effortless precision. Except that is not always the case. To gauge what affects the accuracy  … Read more