Newsletter Archive

Overcoming challenges: how to be a positive advocate for diverse, equitable, and inclusive STEMM

June 14, 2019
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Over the past month alone, a series of reports have highlighted the role of scientists in promoting gender and racial…

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Robin Kleiman of Biogen

June 12, 2019
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During her PhD program in neuroscience at the University of Virginia, Robin Kleiman hadn’t considered an industry career.  “I was…

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Shedding light on the dark side: how to become an administrator

June 11, 2019
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DEAR LABBY: I’m a midcareer cell biologist at a large research university. Recently, I’ve found myself on some university committees, through…

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Members in the news – June 2019

June 10, 2019
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Three ASCB members were among the 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award winners. Those honored includes: Connie Eaves, professor of medical…

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The unintended consequences of being a science advocate

May 20, 2019
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As scientists, we think about unintended consequences every day. For example, I ask lab members to show that a knockdown…

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congressperson lab visit

How and why you should get a Congressperson to visit your lab

May 17, 2019
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How I Got Started It all began with an email from ASCB Program Manager Fabiola Chacon asking if any members…

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Coalition for the Life Sciences

How the Coalition for the Life Sciences promotes biomedical research

May 15, 2019
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One thing about Washington: There is no shortage of coalitions. There are coalitions for feel-good issues such as child health…

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ASCB governance task force report

May 14, 2019
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In 2017 ASCB leaders formulated a strategic plan to improve the Society and make it a vital resource for all…

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cell catalog

Cell catalog combines live imaging with GFP markers for important cell structures

May 7, 2019

Ruwanthi Gunawardane leads the charge to build a collection of human induced pluripotent stem (hiPS) cell lines with proteins tagged…

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Five months and one government shutdown late

May 7, 2019
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It was over five months late and resulted in a 35-day government shutdown, but Congress and the president have finally…

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