Publications & Columns

Interaction of human TC-Cbl complex with the extracellular domain of CD320 receptor. The figure was created based on the structure 4ZRP from RCSB Protein Data Bank.

Discovering how vitamin B12 is transported in living cells

June 19, 2019
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Vitamin B12 (or cobalamin) is unquestionably important for mammalian nutrition. The vitamin is obtained by consuming animal products or supplements. A…

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Oh, the places you will go with a PhD in biology!

June 18, 2019
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How can we empower students and postdocs to cope with the scarcity of academic jobs by embarking on other careers…

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ASCB president visits NIGMS

June 14, 2019
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ASCB President Andrew Murray traveled to Bethesda, MD, in April to visit the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)…

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Robin Kleiman of Biogen

June 12, 2019
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During her PhD program in neuroscience at the University of Virginia, Robin Kleiman hadn’t considered an industry career.  “I was…

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Shedding light on the dark side: how to become an administrator

June 11, 2019
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DEAR LABBY: I’m a midcareer cell biologist at a large research university. Recently, I’ve found myself on some university committees, through…

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Members in the news – June 2019

June 10, 2019
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Three ASCB members were among the 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award winners. Those honored includes: Connie Eaves, professor of medical…

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The unintended consequences of being a science advocate

May 20, 2019
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As scientists, we think about unintended consequences every day. For example, I ask lab members to show that a knockdown…

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congressperson lab visit

How and why you should get a Congressperson to visit your lab

May 17, 2019
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How I Got Started It all began with an email from ASCB Program Manager Fabiola Chacon asking if any members…

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Coalition for the Life Sciences

How the Coalition for the Life Sciences promotes biomedical research

May 15, 2019
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One thing about Washington: There is no shortage of coalitions. There are coalitions for feel-good issues such as child health…

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Five months and one government shutdown late

May 7, 2019
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It was over five months late and resulted in a 35-day government shutdown, but Congress and the president have finally…

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