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How undergraduate research experiences work to keep students in STEM

September 9, 2019

Undergraduate research experiences (UREs) are designed to help students discover if laboratory life is for them. Anecdotally they seem to…

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How to make scientific figures accessible to readers with color-blindness

September 6, 2019
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Proper data visualization is critical for presenting your scientific work in an accessible way. It’s important that people can easily…

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Congress Does Science, Hands On

August 29, 2019
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Where can members of Congress, congressional staff, and members of the public go to videotape live water bears, get pictures…

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ASCB Council and Committee Members on the Hill

August 27, 2019
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In June members of the ASCB Council were joined by members of various ASCB committees for a series of meetings…

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Budget cuts slice deep into U of Alaska science

August 21, 2019
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A decision by Alaska’s Governor Mike Dunleavy to insist on more than $400 million in cuts to large portions of…

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MBoC solicits papers for Sixth Special Issue on Quantitative Cell Biology

July 10, 2019
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Submit a Paper The American Society for Cell Biology announces that its journal, Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) is seeking submissions…

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MIRA at three years: maximizing NIGMS’ research investment

July 2, 2019
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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is the home of fundamental biomedical research at the National Institutes of…

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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 opposes Trump Administration’s halt to fetal tissue research

June 6, 2019
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The American Society for Cell Biology, a professional society of more than 8,000 basic biomedical researchers in all 50 states…

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