W. Mark Leader is Director of Publications for ASCB.


Jian Zhang to Receive MBoC Paper of the Year Award

Jian Zhang was named by the Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editorial Board as recipient of the 27th annual MBoC Paper of the Year Award. As a graduate student in Yu-Li Wang’s lab at Carnegie Mellon University, Zhang was first author of the article  … Read more

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MBoC to begin publishing reviewer commentary along with articles

To promote transparency in scientific research, the basic research journal of the American Society for Cell Biology, Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC), will begin publishing peer review reports along with articles beginning in early 2019. “Publishing peer reviewers’ comments and authors’ responses will encourage  … Read more

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MBoC solicits papers for a special issue on the Cell Biology of Stem Cells

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editor-in-Chief David Drubin has announced plans to publish a Special Issue on an important emerging area of cell biology, the Cell Biology of Stem Cells. Yukiko Yamashita, Diane Barber, TerryLechler, Jason Spence, and David Traver will serve as Issue  … Read more

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New home, new look for ASCB’s journals

In late March Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) and CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) will move to a new hosting platform. With that change will come new, more modern website designs and new features. One feature that will be introduced with the move is “single  … Read more

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MBoC plans special issue on Forces On and Within Cells

David Drubin, Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC), and Valerie Weaver, an Associate Editor of MBoC, have announced plans to publish a second special issue on “Forces On and Within Cells.” The first such special issue was published in July 2017 (www.molbiolcell.org/content/28/14.toc). Weaver,  … Read more

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Nicholas R. Davenport to receive MBoC Paper of the Year Award

Nicholas R. Davenport of the Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, was named by the Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editorial Board as recipient of the 26th annual MBoC Paper of the Year Award. As a graduate student in Bill  … Read more

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Additional Editors Named for MBoC Special Issue on Forces On and Within Cells

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editor-in-Chief David Drubin and Issue Editor Valerie Weaver have announced the appointment of three additional Issue Editors who will join Weaver in guiding the journal’s first Special Issue on Forces On and Within Cells. The new editors are Andrés  … Read more

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MBoC Introduces Author Checklist to Enhance Research Reproducibility

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) has developed a checklist for authors to help them ensure that their work can be reproduced by others. In so doing, the journal is following the recommendations in the 2015 whitepaper by the ASCB Reproducibility Task Force. The checklist  … Read more

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MBoC Plans Special Issue on Forces On and Within Cells

David Drubin, Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC), has announced that the journal will publish a special issue in summer 2017 entitled “Forces On and Within Cells.”  Four experts in the field will serve as Issue Editors: Andrés Garcia, Georgia Institute of Technology;  … Read more

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Lorna E. Young to Receive MBoC Paper of the Year Award

Lorna E. Young of the Department of Biochemistry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, was named by the Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editorial Board as recipient of the 25th annual MBoC Paper of the Year Award. As a postdoc in Henry Higgs’ lab,  … Read more

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