Newsletter Archives

How to convene a panel: think of a jazz performance

February 24, 2020
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There may be times in your career when you have the opportunity to organize a panel. This could be around…

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Coping with the stress of having too much to do

February 24, 2020
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Dear Labby, I am not sure this is appropriate to ask here, but I don’t know where else to ask.…

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Another federal budget on the books

February 21, 2020
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In the closing days of 2019, Congress finished its work to pass a budget for FY2020 and the results for…

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Office Hours with the Education Committee – February 2020

February 21, 2020

How does learning change your brain? Dear Education Committee, Scientists often say that “learning is a biological process,” but I…

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Driving institutional change for research assessment reform

February 20, 2020

On October 21–23, 2019, the San Francisco Declaration for Research Assessment (DORA) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute convened funders,…

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ASCB leads multi-society collaborative effort to support public engagement

February 20, 2020

Many of the most complex and important problems we face—from climate change to antibiotic resistance to gene editing—require scientists to…

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Why I believe that white faculty need to practice self-reflection

February 20, 2020
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The responsibility for creating an inclusive environment lies with those who teach, mentor, manage, recruit and hire the scientific workforce,…

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Eva Nogales

ASCB revealed the cell biology universe to me

February 20, 2020
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We all get into science and our specific fields through different, sometime tortuous paths. My own career trajectory is a…

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Making best use of technology for teaching

December 27, 2019
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Dear Labby, I am a new professor at an undergraduate institution. I recently learned that we are required to teach…

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Member profile: Matthew D. Welch, incoming MBoC editor-in-chief

December 25, 2019
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On January 1, 2020, Matthew D. Welch takes the reigns as Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of ASCB’s basic research journal, Molecular Biology…

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