Vacation—When and How Much?

Dear Labby, I am a second-year graduate student and get on very well with my PI. We are very excited, as together we have made a fundamental discovery in our competitive field. In fact, I am about to start writing a major paper as the  … Read more


In Memoriam: Ellen M. Rasch

Ellen Myrberg Rasch, an early member of ASCB who made important contributions to the histochemistry of DNA, passed away on July 31, 2016, at age 89 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. She leaves behind her husband Robert Rasch, son Martin, and several grandchildren  … Read more


The National Research Mentoring Network: A Great Resource to Improve Mentoring Relationships

  Ask scientists about their career pathway and they will undoubtedly share a story about one of their mentors. Many will describe the ways in which they were inspired, supported, or encouraged by a mentor. Others will describe being pushed to achieve more than they  … Read more