Newsletter Archives

In memoriam: Theodore Peters, Jr., clinical chemist

July 9, 2020
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Theodore Peters, Jr., died at his home in Cooperstown, NY, on March 19. He was 97. Peters was a research…

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How will science reopen? The cost of uncertainty

July 9, 2020
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In the first few days of the COVID-19 quarantine, as many of us were figuring out where we would set…

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Casper Hoogenraad

Member profile: Casper Hoogenraad

July 8, 2020
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Casper Hoogenraad, Vice President and the Head of Neuroscience Research at Genentech in South San Francisco, will become the new…

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Visas for scientists part of COVID-19 debate

July 8, 2020
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The ability of international trainees and scientists to continue to work in the United States has been one of the…

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While we await the new normal…

July 7, 2020
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Dear Labby, I am a sixth-year graduate student whose research was suddenly stopped by closure of the university due to…

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Target for breast cancer therapy prevents chemo-resistance

July 7, 2020

Researchers constantly search for promising ways to thwart the spread of cancer, especially ways that can reduce chemo-resistance. Often, however,…

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How scientific trainees can navigate the hurdles imposed by COVID-19: An interview with Sharon Milgram from NIH’s OITE

July 6, 2020
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We reached out to Sharon Milgram, the Director of the Office of Intramural Training & Education at the National Institutes…

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Joys and tribulations of an academic science career in 2020

July 3, 2020
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It would be an understatement to say that the last few months have been unlike any others I have experienced.…

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Misinformation in the age of COVID-19: What are our responsibilities as scientists?

July 2, 2020

Letter to the Cell Biology Community: We are facing a serious issue in our society: the avalanche of misinformation with…

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On becoming the very model of a modern mellow chair

June 29, 2020
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The academic profession is unique in many ways. We don’t think of our livelihood as a job; it’s a passion.…

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