Newsletter Archive

Unsolved Problems in Cell Biology: Germline Immortality

March 13, 2019

True mysteries often lie in something that we take for granted. One such mystery in biology that remains almost entirely…

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Governance, Publishing, Meeting Top Council’s Conversations

March 13, 2019

Council members gathered on December 7, 2018, in San Diego prior to the start of the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting. The…

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A Human Cell Atlas Could Soon Be Reality

March 12, 2019

The Human Genome Project provided researchers with valuable information by identifying and mapping the three billion DNA base pairs and…

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DORA Community Interviews Examine Innovation in Research Assessment

March 12, 2019
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In celebration of last May’s fifth anniversary of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), the DORA Steering Committee…

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A Deluge of Exciting Research Floods the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting

March 11, 2019

Attendees arrived for the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting in early December to the aftermath of flash flooding that had recently inundated…

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U.S. Science Advisor Finally Confirmed

March 11, 2019
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It took the Trump White House about 18 months to nominate a director of the White House Office of Science…

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Unsolved Problems in Cell Biology: Reverse Engineering the Collective Action of Macromolecules

March 11, 2019

Molecular biology conceptualizes biology through the chemistry of individual macromolecules or discrete complexes. Cell biology is fuzzier. It conceptualizes through…

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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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Member Profile: Eva Karasmanis

March 8, 2019

Eva Karasmanis, a PhD candidate in the Department of Biology at Drexel University, studies septins in an attempt to understand…

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February 2019 Members in the News

March 6, 2019
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Jean M. Sanger, professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at SUNY Upstate Medical University, was recently selected…

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