Newsletter Archive

Important NIH regulations on foreign financial connections

June 25, 2019
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Recent science media attention has focused on foreign nations stealing data and research results from research laboratories in the United…

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Good news so far for NIH budget

June 25, 2019
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Recent congressional hearings on the FY20 U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget were a bipartisan lovefest. The support for…

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Interaction of human TC-Cbl complex with the extracellular domain of CD320 receptor. The figure was created based on the structure 4ZRP from RCSB Protein Data Bank.

Discovering how vitamin B12 is transported in living cells

June 19, 2019
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Vitamin B12 (or cobalamin) is unquestionably important for mammalian nutrition. The vitamin is obtained by consuming animal products or supplements. A…

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Oh, the places you will go with a PhD in biology!

June 18, 2019
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How can we empower students and postdocs to cope with the scarcity of academic jobs by embarking on other careers…

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ASCB president visits NIGMS

June 14, 2019
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ASCB President Andrew Murray traveled to Bethesda, MD, in April to visit the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)…

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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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