Hashem Dbouk

Cell News—Could GMO Xenotransplants Break the Donor Bottleneck?

April 12, 2016

The name may evoke images of “The Island of Dr. Moreau” or of countless comic book superheroes who are human-animal…

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Run for Your Life: Exercise Protects against Cancer

March 31, 2016

When you’re pounding along an icy pavement or sweating through a gym workout, you try to remind yourself of the…

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New Parkinson’s Target Discovered on a Lark

March 1, 2016

The latest “lark” research was not by an ornithologist studying birds, rather by a group of Parkinson’s disease researchers investigating…

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A Continuous Cycle of Learning and Mentorship

May 1, 2015
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As my friend Rachel recently put it, the prevailing attitude when it comes to mentorship in science is along the…

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The Importance of Elections in Scientific Societies (including ASCB)

April 10, 2015

The opinions presented in this piece represent the authors’ opinions and do not reflect either COMPASS or ASCB official opinions.…

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Announcing the Results of the First Annual COMPASS Science Writing Contest

December 31, 2014

The Communications subcommittee of ASCB’s COMPASS announced earlier this year the first annual COMPASS Science Writing Contest, with the topic…

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Your Scientific Year in Review

December 26, 2014

It’s the end of another year. 2014 drew to a close with the ASCB’s annual meeting earlier this month, which…

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Why You Shouldn’t be Scared of Your Thesis Defense

October 31, 2014
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Time in graduate school can seem like it stretches on forever: all those never-ending classes, exams, long experiments, time courses,…

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How to Prepare for and Take Advantage of the Upcoming Conference Season

September 5, 2014

ASCB PhotoAn academic year is over, and a new one has begun. For us in the lab, it may seem…

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What to Do When You Lose Interest in Your Project

May 2, 2014
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It’s a sad but inevitable truth: enthusiasm ebbs and flows, never consistent or unwavering. This holds true for many things…

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