Newsletter Archive

Sold-out doorstep meeting engages attendees with recent findings on neurodegenerative diseases

March 23, 2018

The speakers at ASCB’s second Doorstep Meeting, held on the Saturday prior to the official beginning of the 2017 ASCB|EMBO…

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Biotech has a woman problem

March 21, 2018
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The biotechnology industry in the United States is envied and emulated around the world, and is poised to grow explosively…

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ASCB council discusses publishing, approves reduced membership rates for scientists from low-income countries

March 20, 2018

The ASCB Council met December 1, 2017, prior to the ASCB|EMBO Meeting in Philadelphia. The day was jam-packed with updates…

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Know an assistant professor in need of grant writing help?

March 20, 2018
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The ASCB Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED) Mentoring Program aims to promote grant funding success for junior faculty or…

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New home, new look for ASCB’s journals

March 19, 2018

In late March Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) and CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) will move to a new hosting…

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Alliance of scientific societies for broad participation in STEM

March 16, 2018
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The Biophysical Society and the ASCB are leading an effort with the support of the National Science Foundation to create…

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Balancing demands as a new faculty member

March 15, 2018
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Dear Labby, I am just completing my first semester as an assistant professor. After five years as an international postdoc…

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Pushing the boundaries of cell biology: Highlights of the 2017 ASCB|EMBO meeting

March 13, 2018

Nearly 7,000 scientists gathered in Philadelphia in December to learn, share, network, and celebrate all things cell biology at the…

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The complete scientist—A call to arms

March 13, 2018
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Last year, I was invited to speak at a “nonscientific” session of the Young MitoScientists Forum, a meeting organized by…

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How to join the conversation

November 21, 2017
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Dear Labby, I am a second-year PhD student who joined a large lab full of confident and opinionated senior graduate…

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