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Laura Lee Richardson

Laura Lee Richardson, 67, Cancer Researcher

October 12, 2018

Laura Lee Richardson, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and the Director of Preclinical Education at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards…

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Women in Cell Biology Events and Awards at 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting

October 10, 2018

We all constantly negotiate with our colleagues, our bosses, our grad students, and with our partners and other family members.…

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Barbara Meyer

Geneticist Barbara Meyer Honored with 2018 E.B. Wilson Medal

October 9, 2018

ASCB’s highest scientific honor—the E.B. Wilson Medal—goes to Barbara Meyer for 2018. The award recognizes cell biologists who have made…

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Ahna Skop Chosen Inaugural Recipient of ASCB Prize In Inclusivity

October 4, 2018

Ahna R. Skop, professor of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (UW-Madison), has been chosen as the inaugural recipient…

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ASCB’s Council declares professional character standards for awardees

September 27, 2018

The American Society for Cell Biology bestows many honorific awards upon deserving individuals in the life sciences across a diverse…

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Pioneer of RNA biology receives 2018 Lasker-Koshland Award for Special Achievement in Medical Science

September 11, 2018

Joan Argetsinger Steitz, the Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry/HHMI at Yale School of Medicine today received the 2018…

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COMPASS: Who are we?

August 17, 2018

COMPASS, or Committee for Postdocs and Students, are a group composed of graduate students and postdocs who represent the interests of…

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Günter Blobel

In Memoriam: Günter Blobel, A Voyager of the Cell

July 30, 2018

It was with profound sadness that the cell biology community learned of the death of Günter Blobel on February 18,…

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James Maller

In Memoriam: James L. Maller, Leading Researcher in Cell Cycle and Signal Transduction

July 5, 2018

Long-time ASCB member James L. Maller passed away on January 18, 2018, in a tragic auto accident. Jim was a…

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Moving from diversity to inclusion

June 25, 2018
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June is Pride month, and so many articles will get written and posted this month promoting LGBTQ+ diversity in various…

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