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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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Federally funded researchers must meet conflict of interest requirements

June 5, 2019
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Recent news reports about potential theft of U.S. scientific intellectual property (IP) and scientific results are raising concerns in both…

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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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