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A fast-moving revolution: from Stonewall toward a more diverse scientific workforce

June 20, 2019
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June 2019 is a special year for the LGBTQ+ community. The Stonewall riots started the fight for gay rights in the United States. It can be seen as a collective “coming out” of people fighting to be recognized as they…

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UPDATED: Important new regulations on foreign financial connections

August 6, 2019

Recent media attention has focused on reported espionage by foreign nations in research laboratories in the United States. U.S. intelligence…

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Scientific horde descends on DC

August 1, 2019
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If we sported tattoos that said things like “Cells Rule” and “I’m Dynamically Unstable” and we rolled into Washington on…

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MBoC solicits papers for Sixth Special Issue on Quantitative Cell Biology

July 10, 2019
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Submit a Paper The American Society for Cell Biology announces that its journal, Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) is seeking submissions…

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Dear Labby

Shedding light on the dark side: how to become an administrator

June 11, 2019

DEAR LABBY: I’m a midcareer cell biologist at a large research university. Recently, I’ve found myself on some university committees, through which I’ve gotten to meet some of the upper-level administrators at our university—deans and senior people in the central administration. This has made me wonder whether I could have a future in this kind of…

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Scientific horde descends on DC

August 1, 2019

If we sported tattoos that said things like “Cells Rule” and “I’m Dynamically Unstable” and we rolled into Washington on a vast phalanx of Harley-Davidsons, this might be the headline greeting this year’s ASCB|EMBO meeting in Washington DC—Cell Biology for the 21st Century. Instead, we’ll quietly take trains, fly, and drive into town with nothing…

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Facts are not enough: skills for effective science advocacy

August 2, 2019
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Science communication is a spectrum. The purpose of science communication can range from sharing data with experts in the field…

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Suzanne Eaton Fund

July 24, 2019

Suzanne Eaton was an American developmental biologist and professor of molecular biology at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell…

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Improving sustainability in the research lab

July 23, 2019
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Last fall, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a special report describing the devastating impacts of increasing global temperatures,…

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Shirin Bahmanyar: repairing the nuclear envelope; dismantling biases in STEM

July 19, 2019
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Shirin Bahmanyar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology at Yale University. I had…

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Careers depend on how research is assessed

July 1, 2019
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Filling a faculty position can be a daunting process. Universities can receive hundreds of applications for a single opening. But…

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