President’s Column

Extreme Makeover of the Annual ASCB|EMBO Meeting

October 21, 2020
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ASCB President Eva Nogales asked Buzz Baum and Rebecca Heald, co-chairs of the Program Committee for Cell Bio Virtual 2020–An…

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Three R’s for inclusive education

September 14, 2020
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ASCB President Eva Nogales asked David J. Asai of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to be guest author for this…

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Joys and tribulations of an academic science career in 2020

July 3, 2020
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It would be an understatement to say that the last few months have been unlike any others I have experienced.…

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Let’s talk science (with nonscientists)

May 11, 2020
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A critical part of any scientist’s life is communication. We write grants, scientific papers, and reviews, and we give presentations…

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Eva Nogales

ASCB revealed the cell biology universe to me

February 20, 2020
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We all get into science and our specific fields through different, sometime tortuous paths. My own career trajectory is a…

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Wither publishing: Oh, brave new world that has no journals in it!

December 3, 2019
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A President’s final address typically looks back with a satisfied smile on promises delivered, new territories acquired, and foes vanquished…

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Scientific horde descends on DC

August 1, 2019
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If we sported tattoos that said things like “Cells Rule” and “I’m Dynamically Unstable” and we rolled into Washington on…

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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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