Society News

ASCB awarded $1.3M NIH grant to enhance academic biomedical workforce diversity

August 3, 2020
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) was awarded a first-of-its-kind National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to enhance diversity…

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Public Engagement grant awardees bring science to diverse groups 

July 14, 2020
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Outreach programs to foster an appreciation for science are often part of afterschool programs or found at large public gatherings.…

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ASCB calls visa freeze reprehensible

June 23, 2020

The decision by the Trump Administration to freeze through 2020 important U.S. visa programs that allow future scientists from around…

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ASCB to take action on diversity, equity, and inclusion

June 23, 2020
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The last few weeks strongly brought into focus the longstanding issues of police violence toward the Black community, as well…

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Diversity Pride: Introducing a new ASCB Committee

June 11, 2020
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June is Pride Month in the United States, a month to commemorate the fight for diversity, equality, and inclusion in…

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COMPASS Statement and Resources for Addressing Police Violence

June 10, 2020
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Like many of our peers, our passion for cell biology stems from our motivation to improve the world around us.…

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Strike for Black Lives

June 9, 2020

Last week, ASCB leadership pledged that “We must do better and look at our own practices and culture to do…

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A response to the George Floyd demonstrations

June 4, 2020
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Written on behalf of the American Society for Cell Biology’s LBGTQA+ Task Force Every June for Pride we celebrate a…

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ASCB adds topical tracks to meeting

June 3, 2020
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Beginning this year, the American Society for Cell Biology will organize all the sessions and subgroups for Cell Bio 2020-an…

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ASCB Condemns Racial Violence; Demands Change

June 1, 2020

Over the last week, particularly this past weekend, we watched with heavy hearts the killing of George Floyd while in…

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