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Senate passes tax bill in the dark of the night

December 2, 2017

Just after 2 am December 2, the United States Senate passed a bill that makes significant changes to the American…

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Tax cut bill could raise taxes for graduate students

November 9, 2017

Congress is quickly working on a bill that, if passed, would make major changes to the U.S. tax system, including…

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Elevator Speech Contest

December 6, 2016

The premise of the One-Minute Elevator Speech Contest https://www.ascb.org/2016meeting/elevator-speech-contest/ is simple: The elevator door closes and you’ve got a trapped…

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Elevator Speech Contest

December 5, 2016

The premise of the One-Minute Elevator Speech Contest https://www.ascb.org/2016meeting/elevator-speech-contest/ is simple: The elevator door closes and you’ve got a trapped…

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A Scientist Walks Into an Elevator—Make a 60-Second Selfie of Your Best Science Pitch and Win at ASCB 2016

November 14, 2016

The premise of the One-Minute Elevator Speech Contest https://www.ascb.org/2016meeting/elevator-speech-contest/ is simple: The elevator door closes and you’ve got a trapped…

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Cell News—Transcription Regulation That’s Not All in the Family

November 7, 2016

There is no shortage of complexity in animal cell biology but for sheer variety of unexpected mechanisms, plants are way…

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New Alan Hall Award Offers a Ride to ASCB 2016 for a Grad Student or Early Postdoc

October 24, 2016
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The unexpected death at 62 of Alan Hall sent a shockwave last May through the cell biology research community in the…

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Our People—ASCBers Are 14 of 84 Early-Career ‘Faculty Scholars’ Named by HHMI-Simons-Gates Foundations

September 26, 2016

A new collaborative effort by three of America’s leading non-government funders of biomedical research to address “growing concern about the…

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road—President’s FY 16 Budget Promises More NIH Grant Money

February 2, 2015

The Obama Administration sent its Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal to Congress today and it contained good news for the…

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ASCB Rescues Federal Scientists from Capitol Hill Sausage Grinder

July 31, 2014

Making sausage and making legislation are not spectator sports but someone has to keep an eye on what’s going into…

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