Member News

ASCB members elected as AAAS Fellows

January 15, 2021
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Each year the American Association for the Advancement of Science elects scientists to receive the lifetime distinction of being named…

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Member profile: Joyonna Gamble-George

January 15, 2021
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Joyonna Gamble-George is a bit of a Renaissance woman involved in all the letters of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts,…

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A year, fast and slow

January 11, 2021
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The year 2020 is coming to an end and this will be my last column as ASCB President. It has…

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Member profile: Ursula Goodenough

November 23, 2020
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About three years ago, former ASCB president (1995) and Professor of Biology Emerita at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL)…

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In memoriam: Zena Werb: cell biologist, mentor, friend

November 23, 2020
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Zena Werb passed away suddenly, on June 16, 2020, leaving behind a profound legacy across several subfields of cell biology.…

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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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