Sandra K. Masur

W. Sue Shafer, advocate for women and minorities in science

April 6, 2021
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We share the sad news of the death of W. Sue Shafer on December 17, 2020, after the reoccurrence of…

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Virtual babysitting: A small patch for the childcare challenge

January 20, 2021
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COVID-19: As scientists, we can glory in our community’s creativity and use of technology in generating multiple vaccines in record…

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How to convene a panel: think of a jazz performance

February 24, 2020
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There may be times in your career when you have the opportunity to organize a panel. This could be around…

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Women in Cell Biology Events and Awards at 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting

October 10, 2018
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We all constantly negotiate with our colleagues, our bosses, our grad students, and with our partners and other family members.…

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Celebrating outstanding Cell Biologists at distinct career stages: The WICB recognition awards, past and present

September 19, 2017

Women in Cell Biology Committee Awards Each year, the Women in Cell Biology Committee (WICB) honors three investigators at distinct…

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Niche Mentoring: How to Give Advice and Offer Help from Your Areas of Strength

May 16, 2017
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Most of us have seen or heard about extraordinary mentors (e.g., reference 1), just as most of us have seen…

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How to Manage a “Hard Ask”: Negotiating Up and Down the Hierarchy

February 7, 2017
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You love being a scientist. Let’s re-state that: You love doing science but not some of the non-science activities that…

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Mellone, Serio, and Gerbi Receive 2016 WICB Awards

November 7, 2016

The Women in Cell Biology Committee (WICB) is pleased to announce our award winners for 2016. Barbara Mellone, University of…

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The Women in Cell Biology Committee: An Effective Advocacy Group

February 16, 2016

Under its new chair, Diane Barber of the University of California, San Francisco, the Women in Cell Biology Committee (WICB)…

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