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ASCB Names 18 Members as Its 2020 Fellows Cohort

September 24, 2020
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  The ASCB Council has named the 2020 cohort of Fellows, ASCB members selected for their lifetime achievements in advancing…

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Council addresses pandemic effects on society, engages in all-day diversity workshop

September 18, 2020

The ASCB Council convened its first-ever entirely virtual meeting in June. Not surprisingly, the impact of COVID-19 on university research…

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Zebrafish outreach program nets organizers 2020 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education

September 17, 2020
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The science outreach program BioEYES gives children hands-on experience studying the life cycle and genetics of the shiny, darting zebrafish…

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Member profile: Susan Walsh

September 17, 2020
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Susan Walsh never set out to become an educator. Now this associate professor of Molecular/Cell Biology is designing the science…

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With glutamate receptors, it’s all about location and timing

September 17, 2020
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Shigeki Watanabe, associate professor in the Department of Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, recently received a 2020…

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JoAnn Trejo selected for 2020 ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity

September 16, 2020
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JoAnn Trejo calls herself a problem solver. “I was born with a natural curiosity, always wondering how things work. I…

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Eleven reasons why you should bring your whole lab to Cell Bio Virtual 2020

August 20, 2020

Whenever ASCB asks, one of the things members always say they love about membership is the chance to attend the…

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ASCB awarded $1.3M NIH grant to enhance academic biomedical workforce diversity

August 3, 2020
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) was awarded a first-of-its-kind National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to enhance diversity…

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Public Engagement grant awardees bring science to diverse groups 

July 14, 2020
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Outreach programs to foster an appreciation for science are often part of afterschool programs or found at large public gatherings.…

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Annual cell bio meeting goes virtual

July 9, 2020

After careful consideration, the ASCB Council unanimously voted to cancel the in-person meeting scheduled to be held in Philadelphia in…

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