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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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congressperson lab visit

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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journal manuscript transfer

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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Scientist outreach toolkit ASCB

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

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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