Erika Shugart

ASCB assessing impact of changes to improve minisymposia diversity

January 25, 2021
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Changes to the minisymposia co-chair and speaker selection process have resulted in increased participation by scientists from racial and ethnic…

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How COVID has changed the way we work at ASCB and elsewhere

November 23, 2020
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As I sit down to reflect on the changes that COVID has brought to my life and work, I am…

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ASCB to take action on diversity, equity, and inclusion

June 23, 2020
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The last few weeks strongly brought into focus the longstanding issues of police violence toward the Black community, as well…

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Diversity Pride: Introducing a new ASCB Committee

June 11, 2020
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June is Pride Month in the United States, a month to commemorate the fight for diversity, equality, and inclusion in…

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Strike for Black Lives

June 9, 2020

Last week, ASCB leadership pledged that “We must do better and look at our own practices and culture to do…

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Changes to bylaws on the ballot for spring

March 25, 2020

Note: ASCB is offering a webinar to discuss bylaws changes on April 1, 2020, at 1:00 pm ET. During this…

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ASCB governance task force report

May 14, 2019
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In 2017 ASCB leaders formulated a strategic plan to improve the Society and make it a vital resource for all…

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What scientific publishing could look like

April 10, 2018
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If we were to create a way to share scientific research progress today, what would it look like? In this…

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How bystanders can help end sexual harassment in academia

November 15, 2017
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It seems that you can’t open a news site without hearing another story about sexual harassment of women or worse.…

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Behind the scenes at ASCB

October 4, 2017
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As a member of ASCB you know that we support cell biologists by helping them share their research through our…

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