Member News

ASCB Names 18 Members as Its 2020 Fellows Cohort

September 24, 2020
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  The ASCB Council has named the 2020 cohort of Fellows, ASCB members selected for their lifetime achievements in advancing…

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Zebrafish outreach program nets organizers 2020 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education

September 17, 2020
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The science outreach program BioEYES gives children hands-on experience studying the life cycle and genetics of the shiny, darting zebrafish…

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Member profile: Susan Walsh

September 17, 2020
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Susan Walsh never set out to become an educator. Now this associate professor of Molecular/Cell Biology is designing the science…

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JoAnn Trejo selected for 2020 ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity

September 16, 2020
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JoAnn Trejo calls herself a problem solver. “I was born with a natural curiosity, always wondering how things work. I…

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How establishing a postbaccalaureate research education program can address your mid-life crisis

September 15, 2020
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The mid-life crisis is a rite of passage for privileged white men. The classic response is to buy a red…

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Three R’s for inclusive education

September 14, 2020
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ASCB President Eva Nogales asked David J. Asai of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to be guest author for this…

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In memoriam: Theodore Peters, Jr., clinical chemist

July 9, 2020
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Theodore Peters, Jr., died at his home in Cooperstown, NY, on March 19. He was 97. Peters was a research…

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Casper Hoogenraad

Member profile: Casper Hoogenraad

July 8, 2020
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Casper Hoogenraad, Vice President and the Head of Neuroscience Research at Genentech in South San Francisco, will become the new…

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Joys and tribulations of an academic science career in 2020

July 3, 2020
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It would be an understatement to say that the last few months have been unlike any others I have experienced.…

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Misinformation in the age of COVID-19: What are our responsibilities as scientists?

July 2, 2020

Letter to the Cell Biology Community: We are facing a serious issue in our society: the avalanche of misinformation with…

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