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Need a break from your science? Try citizen science!

January 10, 2014
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I conducted my first experiment in my parents’ kitchen when I was eight years old. It involved an apple, a…

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Six Uses for Old Posters

January 3, 2014
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With the Annual Meeting behind us, thousands of ASCB posters are now floating around the world. If my colleagues are…

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Professional Media Training at ASCB 2013 Spiced Up My Presentation

January 2, 2014

Aside from Google Hangouts and Skype, it was the first time I’d been on video since my friend caught me…

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Meet COMPASS

December 27, 2013
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Working with faceless beings hidden inside my computer for more than six months was surprisingly easy and productive. Yeah, at…

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The “Cellular Oscars,” Celldance 2013 Video Awards Roll Out a Tiny Red Carpet

December 20, 2013

Time-lapse movies of a cellular “heaven and hell,” a dividing crane fly sperm cell undergoing, and the early development of…

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Jazzed Up Career Resources in New Orleans

December 13, 2013
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The COMPASS Career Subcommittee is truly excited to bring a bevy of helpful resources to the annual meeting this year.…

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COMPASS Events at the ASCB Annual Meeting

December 6, 2013
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While COMPASS has been busy year-round, many of our programs are leading up to the Annual Meeting, coming up in…

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Communication + Outreach + Leadership = ASCB Ambassador

December 4, 2013
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The ASCB wants to create new opportunities for members’ participation. Currently, most members participate by attending the Annual Meeting, where…

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Hands on Data: How to Make Flip Books for Science

November 29, 2013
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With the advent of smartphones and tablets, bringing movies to poster sessions is becoming more common than ever before. Even…

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What If You Want to be a Postdoc Forever?

November 22, 2013
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Jim started his postdoc 15 years ago and never left. He loves working at the bench, publishes regularly, and has…

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