Member News

Our People: David Burgess and Renato Aguilera Named as PIs in Sweeping NIH Workforce Diversity Initiative

October 29, 2014

Two longtime ASCB members and longtime advocates for bringing underrepresented minorities into bioscience have been named as PIs in grants…

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From Campus DJ to Kaluza Prize Winner, Josie Clowney Connects to Science

October 22, 2014

Kaluza winner Josie Clowney says she owes her scientific career, in part, to a Thai elephant orchestra. To be clear,…

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ASCB Member William Moerner Wins Nobel Along with Eric Betzig and Stefan Hell

October 8, 2014

The resolution of traditional light microscopy was long thought to be limited due to the maximum diffraction of light. But…

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Our People—Five ASCB Members to Receive BRAIN Grants

October 7, 2014

NIH announced Tuesday the recipients of the first round of research grants toward understanding the brain as part of the…

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Former ASCB President Bruce Alberts Receives the National Medal of Science

October 4, 2014

Bruce Alberts, professor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), who served as ASCB president in 2007, was just…

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The Winners of the $5K, $3K, $1K Kaluza Prizes Are…

October 1, 2014

Eleanor (Josie) Clowney , a postdoc at Rockefeller University who did her graduate work at the University of California, San…

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Lydia Villa-Komaroff Learned in the Lab “What It Might Be Like to Fly”

July 30, 2014

“I grew up in a very big family in a very small house,” says Lydia Villa-Komaroff. That house was in…

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In Memoriam: M. Daniel Lane, Adipogenesis Researcher and Mentor Who Saved Nobel Prize Research

May 15, 2014

ASCB member M. Daniel Lane, the former chair of the Department of Biological Chemistry at Johns Hopkins University and a…

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From Stockholm to New Orleans, ASCB’s Nobel Laureates Detour to Address Annual Meeting

November 7, 2013

It was in San Diego and nearly 40 years ago but Randy Schekman still vividly remembers his first ASCB Annual…

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ASCB Members Win Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

October 7, 2013

Two longtime ASCB members, Randy Schekman of the University of California, Berkeley, and James Rothman of Yale University, have won…

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