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Promoting Scholarly Evaluation of Teaching: Addressing the Third Rail of Academia

August 13, 2018

Education is perhaps the fundamental form of investment societies or individuals can make in their own future welfare. It is…

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Toward a MIRAtocracy: An Interview with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch

June 26, 2018
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Jon Lorsch is arguably one of the most influential scientific public leaders in the United States for the ASCB constituency.…

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Is an Academic Career Just a Dream?

June 21, 2018
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Dear Labby, I am a fifth-year cell biology graduate student doing basic research at a major research university. I am…

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Tone deaf?

April 23, 2018
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Dear Labby, As a first-year woman medical student, I have appreciated my medical school’s efforts to mitigate unconscious bias. However,…

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Insights for STEM researchers on going global: A voice from the social sciences

April 17, 2018
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Increasing American women’s representation and impact in scientific and technical fields is not only a national imperative—it’s a global goal,…

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MBoC solicits papers for a special issue on the Cell Biology of Stem Cells

April 13, 2018

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editor-in-Chief David Drubin has announced plans to publish a Special Issue on an important…

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What scientific publishing could look like

April 10, 2018
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If we were to create a way to share scientific research progress today, what would it look like? In this…

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What it’s like to create a Celldance video

April 3, 2018

There is no doubt that we live in a society that is increasingly reliant on digital media, allowing us to…

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Holzbaur, Nogales run for ASCB president; Eight candidates seek council seats

April 2, 2018

The two nominees for ASCB President-Elect are Erika L.F. Holzbaur, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and Eva Nogales,…

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CZI panelists say basic science holds key to cures for neurodegenerative diseases

March 23, 2018

A panel discussion, “The Challenge of Neurodegenerative Diseases: Will Cell Biology Hold the Answer?” hosted by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative…

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