January 2017 Newsletter

The Centrality of Cell Biology

February 8, 2017

My earliest encounter with cell biology occurred when I was in medical school during the early 1970s. The beauty and…

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Scientists and Patients Benefit from a Novel Approach to Legislating

February 7, 2017
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Congress gets criticized for many things, but sometimes it gets things right and should be complimented. One of the times…

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ASCB Ensures Access to Conferences for Federal Scientists

February 7, 2017
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Otto von Bismarck is reported to have said, “Laws are like sausages. It is better not to see them being…

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Applications Now Open for Four MAC Programs

February 7, 2017
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More information is available at ascb.org/community-committee/minorities-affairs. All four applications close on March 1, 2017. Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED)…

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Effects of the Fair Labor Standards Act Update (or Lack Thereof) on the Postdoctoral Population

February 7, 2017

On December 1, 2016, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was meant to be updated by the U.S. Department of…

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Seen in the Cell Image Library

February 7, 2017

The Cell Image Library (www.cellimagelibrary.org) is a freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations…

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Highlights from MBoC

February 7, 2017

The Editorial Board of Molecular Biology of the Cell has highlighted the following articles from the November and December 2016…

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New ASCB Committee Members

February 7, 2017

The ASCB Council has approved new committee members to begin three-year terms in 2017. COMPASS Committee Brooke Gardner, University of…

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Beyond Tenure: The Path to Professorship

February 7, 2017

Dear Labby, I know that your usual queries come from those establishing careers and dealing with many issues in and…

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Seeing More at ASCB 2016: Pushing the Limits of Imaging

February 7, 2017
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While the scores of sessions conducted over the course of the 2016 ASCB Annual Meeting resonated with the meeting’s theme,…

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