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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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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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MBoC partners with cell journals in manuscript transfer system

May 16, 2019
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Three cell biology journals now allow authors of manuscripts declined at one journal to transfer their submission seamlessly to another…

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New ASCB toolkits help scientists with outreach

May 16, 2019
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The term “science outreach” implies different things to different people. To some, it could mean creating a snazzy science video.…

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The impact of green fluorescent protein after 25 years

May 15, 2019
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This year marks the 25th anniversary of Martin Chalfie’s seminal paper on the use of Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) as…

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Cell catalog combines live imaging with GFP markers for important cell structures

May 7, 2019

Ruwanthi Gunawardane leads the charge to build a collection of human induced pluripotent stem (hiPS) cell lines with proteins tagged…

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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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New editor-in-chief named for ASCB’s basic research journal

May 2, 2019
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is excited to announce that Matthew D. Welch has been selected to be…

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MBoC solicits papers for second special issue on the Cell Biology of Stem Cells

April 1, 2019
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Submit a Paper Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editor-in-Chief David Drubin has announced plans to publish a second Special…

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Unsolved Problems in Cell Biology: Cell Atlas of the Metabolome

March 13, 2019

A cell is a bustling factory carrying out hundreds if not thousands of chemical reactions concurrently. These reactions are compartmentalized…

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