Newsletter Archive

2019 State of the Union

State of the Union, take two

May 3, 2019
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Nothing happens easily or on time these days in Washington, DC. The original date for the 2019 State of the…

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Starting conversations with colleagues about evidence-based teaching

May 2, 2019
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Dear Education Committee, I’m a biologist and biology education researcher. I read journals like CBE–Life Sciences Education (LSE) to learn…

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Self-knowledge on the science career journey

May 1, 2019
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Understanding your career options and paths is only half the work you will do as a grad student or postdoc…

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The first draft

April 30, 2019

DEAR LABBY: I am a fifth-year graduate student and am excited about writing my first paper describing amazing results collected over…

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Holly Goodson to be incoming chair of Public Policy Committee

April 29, 2019
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Holly Goodson, professor of Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, is the incoming chair of ASCB’s Public Policy Committee. Working…

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James Douglas Jamieson, 84, researcher, educator, ASCB president

April 26, 2019
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Jim Jamieson, who was a professor of Cell Biology and faculty member of the Yale School of Medicine since 1973…

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Science, society, and you

April 25, 2019
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This month’s issue of the Newsletter focuses on public policy, the linked issues of how government policies affect us as…

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Unsolved Problems in Cell Biology: Cell Atlas of the Metabolome

March 13, 2019
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A cell is a bustling factory carrying out hundreds if not thousands of chemical reactions concurrently. These reactions are compartmentalized…

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Unsolved Problems in Cell Biology: Germline Immortality

March 13, 2019
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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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