Press Releases

ASCB awards seven ‘Science Sandbox’ public engagement grants

The American Society for Cell Biology’s (ASCB) new Public Engagement Grants, supported by Science Sandbox, an initiative of the Simons Foundation, has selected seven finalists for the 2018 awards cycle.  … Read more

HHMI chooses four ASCB members to join 2018 investigator cadre

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) today announced that it will invest $200 million in a new cadre of 19 investigators, a group of individuals known for pushing the boundaries  … Read more

ASCB issues comments on Next Generation Researchers Initiative

Soon after the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the creation of the Grant Support Index (GSI) in May 2017, the ASCB Executive Committee asked the Public Policy Committee  … Read more


Download our Position Papers:

ASCB Calls to Modernize US Immigration for Science – January 30, 2017
ASCB Response for Information on Team Science – September 6, 2016
ASCB FAQs on Fetal Tissue Research – April 2016
ASCB Stem Cell Policy White Paper – November 2013
ASCB White Paper on Modernized Immigration Policy – January 2013
ASCB Position Paper on Public Access Policies – January 21, 2010
ASCB Position Paper on Public Access to the Scientific Literature – February 2007
ASCB Statement on Senate Passage of HR810 – July 12, 2006
ASCB Position Paper on SCNT and Reproductive Cloning – December 3, 2001
ASCB Position Paper on Bush Decision on Federal Funding of Stem Cell Research – October 4, 2001

 

About ASCB

Erika Shugart, Executive Director
Pietro De Camilli, President
ASCB History
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ASCB is an inclusive, international community of biologists studying the cell, the fundamental unit of life. We are dedicated to advancing scientific discovery, advocating sound research policies, improving education, promoting professional development, and increasing diversity in the scientific workforce. ASCB has 8,500 members and members in 57 countries around the world.