President’s Column

What do you want to be when you grow up?

June 26, 2019
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One advantage of being ASCB’s President is that I get this bully pulpit and can make an extended argument for…

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Science, society, and you

April 25, 2019
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This month’s issue of the Newsletter focuses on public policy, the linked issues of how government policies affect us as…

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Professional Societies, Who Needs ’Em?

March 1, 2019
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You’re a hip graduate student looking at the latest installment of PhD Comics and checking your Twitter feed to find…

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Shining Our Light on Science

December 17, 2018
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As I write this, I am looking forward with great anticipation to the ASCB|EMBO Meeting in San Diego, which is…

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Great Science and Perfect Weather at the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting

October 4, 2018
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This year will mark the second joint ASCB|EMBO meeting and the 58th annual ASCB meeting, which is being held in…

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Time for Second Order Change

August 28, 2018
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I have had the privilege of serving as Editor-in-Chief of CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) for almost a decade now. During…

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Toward a MIRAtocracy: An Interview with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch

June 26, 2018
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Jon Lorsch is arguably one of the most influential scientific public leaders in the United States for the ASCB constituency.…

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The complete scientist—A call to arms

March 13, 2018
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Last year, I was invited to speak at a “nonscientific” session of the Young MitoScientists Forum, a meeting organized by…

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Embracing change to strengthen ASCB

November 7, 2017
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Soon we will meet in Philadelphia for our Annual Meeting, where I will pass the gavel to incoming president Jodi…

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Understanding nature through description

September 8, 2017
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I had the good fortune to have an exceptionally good anatomy teacher during my first year of medical school. One…

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