Mary Spiro

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

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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Wang nets ASCB 2017 Early Career Life Scientist Award

October 18, 2017

Meng Wang of Baylor College of Medicine has been named winner of the 2017 ASCB Early Career Life Scientist Award.…

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Kazak named 2017 Bernfield Memorial Award winner

October 17, 2017

Every year, ASCB presents the Merton Bernfield Memorial Award to an outstanding graduate student or postdoctoral member who has excelled…

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Cryo-EM: Nobel Prize-winning technique that's sharpening view into cells

October 6, 2017

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to the team of scientists responsible for developing cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM),…

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Hartl and Horwich named 2017 E.B. Wilson Medalists

September 22, 2017

ASCB has selected F. Ulrich Hartl of the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry and Arthur Horwich of the Yale School…

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Cornell’s Scott D. Emr to deliver 2017 Porter Lecture

September 22, 2017

Scott D. Emr will give the 2017 Keith Porter Lecture at the 2017 ASCB|EMBO Meeting this December in Philadelphia. Emr…

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Career enhancement sessions provide diverse offerings for meeting attendees

September 21, 2017
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Along with the myriad scientific speeches, talks, and Symposia offered at the 2017 ASCB|EMBO Meeting in Philadelphia this December, the…

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2017 EMBO Gold Medal winner Maya Schuldiner credits work-life balance for her success

September 21, 2017
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For her significant contributions to the understanding of protein synthesis, trafficking, and quality control, Maya Schuldiner of the Weizmann Institute…

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Quality Control Symposium Examines Mechanisms of Ubiquitin-Dependent Protein Degradation

September 19, 2017

Like any successful factory, cells perform quality control. Explore this topic at the Quality Control Symposium led by Tom Rapoport,…

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