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Unsolved Problems in Cell Biology: Cell Atlas of the Metabolome

March 13, 2019
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A cell is a bustling factory carrying out hundreds if not thousands of chemical reactions concurrently. These reactions are compartmentalized…

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Constructive vs. Destructive Criticism in the Lab

March 8, 2019
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DEAR LABBY: I am a new graduate student at an “impressive” university. I come from a small, well-known liberal arts college.…

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Shining Our Light on Science

December 17, 2018
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As I write this, I am looking forward with great anticipation to the ASCB|EMBO Meeting in San Diego, which is…

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Kenneth H. Downing, Cryo-EM Pioneer Who Solved the Structure of Tubulin and the Microtubule

December 11, 2018

Kenneth H. Downing, a longtime ASCB member, passed away on August 2, 2018. His impact on science—and on the scientists…

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Melina Schuh

EMBO Gold Medal Winners Honored for Research on Meiosis Mistakes, Bacterial Defense

October 31, 2018

German biochemist and ASCB member Melina Schuh and Czech microbiologist Marek Basler have been awarded the 2018 EMBO Gold Medal.…

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Inaugural Porter Prizes for Research Excellence

October 25, 2018

ASCB has named the winners of the inaugural Porter Prizes for Research Excellence. The $4,000 prize for outstanding postdoctoral research…

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Ruth Lehmann

Ruth Lehmann to Deliver 2018 Keith Porter Lecture

October 24, 2018

Ruth Lehmann, chair of the Department of Cell Biology and director of the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine at New…

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ASCB Receives NIGMS IPERT Funding for Diversity and Career Development Programs

October 24, 2018

ASCB has received a five-year renewal award totaling over $3 million from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences’ Innovative…

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Gigi Lozano

Lozano Named 2018 E.E. Just Award Winner

October 23, 2018

Each year the ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee chooses an outstanding underrepresented minority (URM) scientist who is known not only for…

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Jian Zhang

Jian Zhang to Receive MBoC Paper of the Year Award

October 23, 2018

Jian Zhang was named by the Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editorial Board as recipient of the 27th annual…

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