Newsletter Archive

Synergy of Science and Career Development

September 4, 2019
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How can we help cell biology students follow career paths that are right for them? When I ask students what…

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Flipping the Classroom (and the Skeptics)

September 3, 2019
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Dear Labby, I am a third-year assistant professor at a research 1 university who has just been assigned to teach…

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Council Discusses Governance Recommendations, Strategic Plan Progress, More

August 29, 2019

ASCB’s Council had a busy agenda this June when they met for two days at the Society’s headquarters in Bethesda,…

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Teaching Science through Research in Middle and High School

August 29, 2019

There is a consensus that a hands-on approach to teaching science helps students learn better.1,2 But how much do teaching…

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Congress Does Science, Hands On

August 29, 2019
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Where can members of Congress, congressional staff, and members of the public go to videotape live water bears, get pictures…

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Biotech East Students Relish Insights into Business of Science

August 28, 2019
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When considering commercializing a scientific discovery, always ask, What’s possible? That was the advice from guest speaker Anjan Mehta, expert…

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Member Profile: George Risinger

August 28, 2019
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George Risinger tells his community college students that research experiences are not just something students attending four-year institutions can have.…

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ASCB Council and Committee Members on the Hill

August 27, 2019
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In June members of the ASCB Council were joined by members of various ASCB committees for a series of meetings…

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MIRA at three years: maximizing NIGMS’ research investment

July 2, 2019
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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is the home of fundamental biomedical research at the National Institutes of…

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Careers depend on how research is assessed

July 1, 2019
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Filling a faculty position can be a daunting process. Universities can receive hundreds of applications for a single opening. But…

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