Newsletter Archive

Attack of the killer bugs: The cell biology of infectious diseases

November 29, 2019
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There is growing excitement among those studying immunity as we begin to understand the diversity of mechanisms that cells use…

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Decisions, Decisions: How Cells Choose Their Fates

November 27, 2019
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Why should cell biologists care about single-cell genomics? scRNA-seq, scATAC-seq, SCI-seq, scGESTALT, scCRAZE—is it all a fad? Or is there…

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Google maps of the cell: controlling intracellular traffic flow and direction

November 25, 2019
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As a prologue to my presentation in the Symposium “Google Maps of the Cell: Controlling intracellular traffic flow and direction”…

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Pride in Our Science

November 25, 2019
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June was LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots that shaped the modern Pride movement. Despite…

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Participants at biotech west cast their networks wide

November 22, 2019
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“Keep networking hard,” said Steven Casper, dean of the Keck Graduate Institute’s School of Applied Life Sciences, as participants attending…

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Finally, a Budget Deal

November 15, 2019
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Agreement, something rare in Washington, DC, these days, made a brief appearance in late July. After weeks of secret negotiations,…

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Agencies publish conflict of interest regulations

November 15, 2019
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For several months, the Trump administration has been focused on claims of espionage by foreign nations in research laboratories in…

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M. Madan Babu and Paola Picotti honored with 2019 EMBO Gold Awards

November 6, 2019
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Earlier this year, the 2019 EMBO Gold Medals were awarded to two systems biologists, M. Madan Babu and Paola Picotti.…

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The ASCB MAC’s FRED Program makes an impact at Heritage University on the homeland of the Yakama Nation

October 31, 2019
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The ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee’s (MAC’s) Faculty Research Education Development (FRED) program helped me to secure National Science Foundation Research…

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Study shows heterogeneity in ribosomal proteins impacts translation

October 30, 2019
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A new study from Lehigh University provides further support to the “specialized ribosome” hypothesis by showing for the first time…

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