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Team science: experiences from the trenches and why being Canadian doesn’t hurt

March 5, 2020

There are two things that are key to me as a person. One is being Canadian: in fact, if you…

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Synthetic biology: beyond the unified cell theory

March 3, 2020

The unified cell theory states that all living things are composed of one or more cells; that the cell is…

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Annual meeting attendees talk to Congress

January 9, 2020
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On the last day of the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting, 60 attendees left the scientific sessions behind and spent the day…

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How CRISPR is having an impact on basic science and medicine

December 17, 2019
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CRISPR gene editing is revolutionizing genetics, cell biology, and now medicine. Every month it seems that scientists and clinicians are…

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MBoC to participate in portable peer review platform

December 13, 2019
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Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) is one of the first journals to participate in a new platform that enables…

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DIY microscope workshops bring discovery back to the classroom

December 10, 2019
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Young people are natural scientists who are curious about the world, and a microscope is a great way to help…

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Modern cell biology is computational

December 7, 2019
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The theme of this year’s ASCB|EMBO Meeting is Cell Biology for the 21st Century. So what skills are essential for…

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Cryo-EM to see your molecules and your cells

December 4, 2019
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I am a visual thinker/learner, and when I think about molecular mechanisms in biology, structure is always at the heart…

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Attack of the killer bugs: The cell biology of infectious diseases

November 29, 2019
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There is growing excitement among those studying immunity as we begin to understand the diversity of mechanisms that cells use…

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Decisions, Decisions: How Cells Choose Their Fates

November 27, 2019
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Why should cell biologists care about single-cell genomics? scRNA-seq, scATAC-seq, SCI-seq, scGESTALT, scCRAZE—is it all a fad? Or is there…

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