October 2017 Newsletter

Baumeister, Lippincott-Schwartz, and Voeltz on the structure of the cell

October 30, 2017

Since Robert Hooke first observed cork under a microscope in 1665, cell biologists have been trying to understand the complex…

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The Cell Biology of Neurons Symposium

October 26, 2017

The Cell Biology of Neurons—how these specialized cells develop their branched morphology, how they transport signals, and how neurobiological mutations…

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Neurobiologist, Immunologist honored with 2017 Louis-Jeantet Prize for medicine

October 25, 2017

Neurobiologist Silvia Arber of Switzerland and immunologist Caetano Reis e Sousa of Portugal were named the winners of the 2017…

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Tanner to receive Bruce Alberts award for excellence in science education

October 24, 2017

Kimberly D. Tanner, a professor in the Biology Department at San Francisco State University, will receive the Bruce Alberts Award…

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Fred Kavli Keynote Lecture: What a tiny worm taught Cori Bargmann about the brain

October 19, 2017

The microscopic worm Caenorhabditis elegans has a story to tell, and Cori Bargmann wants to hear it. But along the…

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2017 E.E. Just Award winner is JoAnn Trejo

October 19, 2017
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It was during summers as an undergraduate while living in a small cottage on the property of immigrant engineering professor…

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Wang nets ASCB 2017 Early Career Life Scientist Award

October 18, 2017

Meng Wang of Baylor College of Medicine has been named winner of the 2017 ASCB Early Career Life Scientist Award.…

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Kazak named 2017 Bernfield Memorial Award winner

October 17, 2017

Every year, ASCB presents the Merton Bernfield Memorial Award to an outstanding graduate student or postdoctoral member who has excelled…

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October 2017 Members in the News

October 16, 2017
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Lynne Maquat, University of Rochester biochemist, an ASCB member since 1991, has won the 2018 FASEB Excellence in Science Award.…

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Peer mentoring: colleagues as a resource for your career development

October 12, 2017
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“Find a good mentor.” At each level of our career, this is the advice we receive from well-meaning advisors.1 Professional…

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