Mary Spiro

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

American Society for Cell Biology officially partners with March for Science organizers

February 24, 2017
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) recently signed an agreement officially lending its support to the national March for…

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Neuroscientists Lily and Yuh-Nung Jan Net 2017 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science

February 13, 2017

Since emigrating from Taiwan in 1968, Lily and Yuh-Nung Jan have shared in developing groundbreaking research careers that have solved…

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In Memoriam: Arthur Alberts, 52, cell signaling expert

February 9, 2017
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Arthur S. Alberts, who was the Distinguished Scientific Investigator and Professor of Cancer and Cell Biology at the research division…

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To Lead or Be Liked?

November 18, 2016
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As a woman, one of my biggest insecurities has always been being labeled as too domineering, bossy, or direct. Though…

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Sallie “Penny” Chisholm: Tiny Cell with Global Impact

October 8, 2015
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Talking with ASCB 2015 Keynote Speakers: Biology on Global, Microscopic, and Political Scales An ASCB Interview in Two Parts Part…

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Key Protein Found in the Mammalian Eye Influences Circadian Rhythms in Response to Dim Light

October 5, 2015

We’ve all been warned that blue light at night can make it hard to sleep because it affects our circadian…

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The Tom Pollard Show on iBiology: How to Get off the Sidelines and into Science Advocacy and Why You Should

September 29, 2015

If you’re a biologist, you could know Tom Pollard from many places. Maybe as an undergrad you had the textbook…

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How Jennifer Doudna Turned Over the Proverbial Rock and Found CRISPR

September 15, 2015

The title of the upcoming Symposium at ASCB 2015 is okay, says Jennifer Doudna. A Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)…

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Our People—Atkinson Named Research Vice Chancellor, Ligon Named AAAS Fellow, Spiliotis Named Septin Wizard

September 2, 2015

Atkinson Moves Up Simon Atkinson, Chair of the ASCB Public Information Committee (PIC) and, until last month, Chair of the…

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Follicle Stem Cells Done in by Neighbors

June 19, 2015

Hairs on your body are constantly growing, dying, and regenerating from the same follicles. This process is driven, in part,…

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