Sandra K. Masur

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

April 6, 2021

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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