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Help grow your professional society’s membership

July 1, 2019

Members of the American Society for Cell Biology are our greatest strength. What better way to bolster your Society than…

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A fast-moving revolution: from Stonewall toward a more diverse scientific workforce

June 20, 2019
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June 2019 is a special year for the LGBTQ+ community. The Stonewall riots started the fight for gay rights in…

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ASCB president visits NIGMS

June 14, 2019
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ASCB President Andrew Murray traveled to Bethesda, MD, in April to visit the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)…

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Pride month reminds us of continued inequities in science

June 13, 2019
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The year 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which was one of the formative events of the…

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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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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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ASCB governance task force report

May 14, 2019
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In 2017 ASCB leaders formulated a strategic plan to improve the Society and make it a vital resource for all…

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ASCB wins Gold Circle Award for ‘model organism’ marketing campaign

May 13, 2019

The American Society for Cell Biology’s (ASCB) clever annual meeting marketing campaign on model organisms has netted an American Society…

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Lehmann ASCB president

Lehmann elected ASCB President for 2021

May 10, 2019
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Ruth Lehmann was elected by ASCB members to serve as ASCB President in 2021. Lehmann is Laura and Isaac Perlmutter…

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New editor-in-chief named for ASCB’s basic research journal

May 2, 2019
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is excited to announce that Matthew D. Welch has been selected to be…

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