Thea Clarke is Director of Communications, Education Committee Liaison, and LSE Journal Production Manager at the American Society for Cell Biology.


ASCB announces East and West Coast dates for summer biotech course, scholarships

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) will offer an East Coast version of the popular week-long summer biotechnology management course this June in partnership with the Manning School of Business at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. The East Coast course will be held June  … Read more

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ASCB honorific award might be the boost your career needs

ASCB offers numerous honorific awards for every career stage. Most come with travel funds to attend the ASCB|EMBO meeting, as well as a speaking opportunity, while some offer cash. All awards would be prestigious additions to anyone’s CV. There’s something for everyone, so please consider  … Read more

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Educator regional meeting allows networking opportunities in the Southeast

Do you ever have to miss ASCB’s annual meetings because they conflict with finals in December? We have a fix. ASCB is piloting regional meetings beginning in 2019. The first one, designed for a teaching-intensive audience, will be held on May 31, 2019, at the  … Read more

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ASCB announces new webinars for 2019

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is excited to announce its 2019 free webinar series. These webinars are designed to provide life science educators worldwide with insights about how to design, conduct, and interpret education studies. The first three webinars offer a journal club-style  … Read more

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Tanner to receive Bruce Alberts award for excellence in science education

Kimberly D. Tanner, a professor in the Biology Department at San Francisco State University, will receive the Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education, for her tireless work to build local and national capacity for evidence-based teaching and biology education research. A major thrust  … Read more

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Hone your elevator speech

Want some help perfecting your elevator speech? Being able to summarize your scientific research concisely and eloquently is crucial—whether you’re speaking to a family member, neighbor, or politician. First attend the Advocacy Toolbox organized by ASCB’s Public Policy Committee at the 2017 ASCB|EMBO Meeting, to  … Read more

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Murray elected 2019 ASCB President

Andrew W. Murray of Harvard University was elected to serve as the 2019 president of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). He will serve as President-Elect in 2018 on ASCB’s Executive Committee. Murray is the Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Genetics in the Department  … Read more

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Segarra to Co-Chair Minorities Affairs Committee

The ASCB Council has appointed Verónica A. Segarra, High Point University, NC, to be the next Co-Chair of the Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC). She has been a member of ASCB since 2009 and joined the MAC early in 2015. She comments, “I have been honored  … Read more

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One-Day Course Offered to Help Basic Scientists Transition to Industry

Interested in making a transition to biotech or pharma, or know someone who is? Then you’ll be delighted to hear that ASCB is again partnering with the Keck Graduate Institute to offer a one-day mini-course designed to help basic scientists become more competitive for jobs  … Read more

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David Lopatto Wins Alberts Award

David Lopatto, the Samuel R. and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Professor of Natural Science and Mathematics, Professor of Psychology, and inaugural Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment at Grinnell College, will receive the 2016 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education. Lopatto was  … Read more

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