October 2018 Newsletter

Melina Schuh

EMBO Gold Medal Winners Honored for Research on Meiosis Mistakes, Bacterial Defense

October 31, 2018

German biochemist and ASCB member Melina Schuh and Czech microbiologist Marek Basler have been awarded the 2018 EMBO Gold Medal.…

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Inaugural Porter Prizes for Research Excellence

October 25, 2018

ASCB has named the winners of the inaugural Porter Prizes for Research Excellence. The $4,000 prize for outstanding postdoctoral research…

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Ruth Lehmann

Ruth Lehmann to Deliver 2018 Keith Porter Lecture

October 24, 2018

Ruth Lehmann, chair of the Department of Cell Biology and director of the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine at New…

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ASCB Receives NIGMS IPERT Funding for Diversity and Career Development Programs

October 24, 2018

ASCB has received a five-year renewal award totaling over $3 million from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences’ Innovative…

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Gigi Lozano

Lozano Named 2018 E.E. Just Award Winner

October 23, 2018

Each year the ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee chooses an outstanding underrepresented minority (URM) scientist who is known not only for…

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Jian Zhang

Jian Zhang to Receive MBoC Paper of the Year Award

October 23, 2018

Jian Zhang was named by the Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Editorial Board as recipient of the 27th annual…

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Opponents Try Fetal Tissue Research Ban Again

October 22, 2018
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For the second year in a row, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are trying to prohibit the use…

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Kelsie Eichel Named 2018 Merton Bernfield Awardee

October 18, 2018

Kelsie Eichel, now a Damon Runyon postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Kang Shen at Stanford University, has been selected…

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Neuroscientist and Stem Cell Biologist Sergiu Pasca to Receive ASCB Early Career Life Scientist Award

October 17, 2018

Sergiu Pasca, assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, has been named recipient of the 2018 ASCB…

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Meetings Large and Small

October 15, 2018
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DEAR LABBY: I am an assistant professor with limited funds for travel to meetings. Although I am a devoted ASCB…

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