Mary Spiro

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

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Stem Cells Principal Topic for Doorstep Meeting and Keynote Lecture

October 5, 2018

Both the day-long 2018 ASCB Doorstep Meeting on Saturday, December 8, and the Keynote Lecture that evening for the 2018…

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Symposia Highlights: Nuclear Organization, Neuronal Cell Biology, Quality Control

October 5, 2018

Symposia are among the most popular components of ASCB’s annual meetings. For the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting in San Diego, experts…

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Ahna Skop Chosen Inaugural Recipient of ASCB Prize In Inclusivity

October 4, 2018

Ahna R. Skop, professor of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (UW-Madison), has been chosen as the inaugural recipient…

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Pioneer of RNA biology receives 2018 Lasker-Koshland Award for Special Achievement in Medical Science

September 11, 2018

Joan Argetsinger Steitz, the Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry/HHMI at Yale School of Medicine today received the 2018…

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ASCB offers free green card webinar for foreign scientific researchers

August 28, 2018
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Recent federal policy changes have impacted the ability for some international researchers to work in the United States, but there are solutions.…

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Physical sciences meet cell biology in special edition ‘Forces’ issue

August 9, 2018

The second annual edition of “Forces On and Within Cells, a special issue of Molecular Biology of the Cell, the peer-reviewed…

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PALM Network: Developing Science Educators One Best Practice at a Time

July 31, 2018
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Helping to develop top-notch science educators is among ASCB’s top goals as a society. To support this endeavor, in 2016…

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ASCB awards seven ‘Science Sandbox’ public engagement grants

May 31, 2018

The American Society for Cell Biology’s (ASCB) new Public Engagement Grants, supported by Science Sandbox, an initiative of the Simons…

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HHMI chooses four ASCB members to join 2018 investigator cadre

May 23, 2018

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) today announced that it will invest $200 million in a new cadre of 19…

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Joint NCI-ASCB conference reveals advanced cancer cell imaging methods

May 16, 2018
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The number and types of advanced imaging techniques and technologies available to cell biologists today have grown exponentially over the…

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