Mary Spiro

Mary Spiro is ASCB's Science Writer and Social Media Manager.

Special Interest Subgroup: Advanced Imaging for Quantitative Cell Biology

December 3, 2017

These days, cell biologists have more tools than ever in their imaging toolbox. During Saturday’s Special Interest Subgroup: Advanced Imaging…

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Largest conference of cell biologists from across the globe to gather in Philadelphia December 2-6

November 27, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY Latest research trends in cell biology focus on advanced techniques in cell imaging, a deeper understanding of the…

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Symposium to focus on cell interactions both helpful and deadly

November 20, 2017

Cells do not exist in isolation but in association with one another within tissues, in organs, and within bodily fluids.…

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ASCB Names 67 Society Fellows for 2017

November 14, 2017

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased to announce the 2017 cohort of ASCB Fellows. The honor of…

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Symposium explores metabolism at the cellular level

November 9, 2017

In Western nations, obesity and diabetes have led to a form of fatty liver disease (FLD) that, in certain individuals,…

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Baumeister, Lippincott-Schwartz, and Voeltz on the structure of the cell

October 30, 2017

Since Robert Hooke first observed cork under a microscope in 1665, cell biologists have been trying to understand the complex…

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The Cell Biology of Neurons Symposium

October 26, 2017

The Cell Biology of Neurons—how these specialized cells develop their branched morphology, how they transport signals, and how neurobiological mutations…

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Neurobiologist, Immunologist honored with 2017 Louis-Jeantet Prize for medicine

October 25, 2017

Neurobiologist Silvia Arber of Switzerland and immunologist Caetano Reis e Sousa of Portugal were named the winners of the 2017…

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Illuminating cell organization with CRISPR-based gene tagging

October 24, 2017

The genome editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9 has opened many doors for biomedical research by allowing scientists to precisely edit…

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Fred Kavli Keynote Lecture: What a tiny worm taught Cori Bargmann about the brain

October 19, 2017

The microscopic worm Caenorhabditis elegans has a story to tell, and Cori Bargmann wants to hear it. But along the…

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