Six Uses for Old Posters

With the Annual Meeting behind us, thousands of ASCB posters are now floating around the world. If my colleagues are representative, most of those posters are now either in a recycling bin somewhere or keeping scientists toasty at a “lab bonfire.” But what if they  … Read more

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Lab Life Beyond the Ivory Tower—ASCB and Keck Offer All-Expenses-Paid Intensive Summer Course for PhDs Pursuing Biotech Careers

Is there life after graduate school? For doctoral students and postdocs who’ve been wondering what their future lab life could be like outside academia, say in the biotech industry, here’s a chance to get a taste and some intensive training in a free-to-the-student 12-day MBA-style,  … Read more

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Hands on Data: How to Make Flip Books for Science

With the advent of smartphones and tablets, bringing movies to poster sessions is becoming more common than ever before. Even so, a low-tech flip book is still a lot more fun for visitors to use, and it’s easier to pass around a large group. When  … Read more

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What Is ASCB’s Celldance?

When I first heard of the ASCB Celldance contest, I thought it might involve an interpretative dance, so I steered clear of it. But it’s actually a great chance for grad students and post-docs to make use of their beautiful scientific movies for cash prizes,  … Read more

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Working 16 Hours a Day on Cape Cod at the MBL Physiology Course and Loving It

The sun floods into the Physiology course break room at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) less than a block away from the narrow inlet between the mainland and Naushon Island that gives Woods Hole, MA, its name. Woods Hole is at the shoulder of Cape  … Read more

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Navigating Career Development to Illuminate Pathways in Cell Biology

The COMPASS career development subcommittee is a new team dedicated to expanding career development and training through ASCB. We have been assembling several initiatives, ranging from events for the Annual Meeting to year-round resources. We are excited about what we have in store and we  … Read more

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MAC Offers Junior Faculty and Postdoc Career Development Workshop

Whether you’re looking to establish your academic career at a research-intensive or teaching institution or know someone who is, please share the news: The ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) is accepting applications for the ASCB MAC 7th Annual Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development  … Read more

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Postdoc and Student Meeting Resources

Financial Support for One-Day Local Meetings Organized by Grad Students and Postdocs Apply for funds to organize a meeting involving two or more institutions (in the USA or international), on a topic related to cell biology. Application deadlines: October 1, 2012, and April 1, 2013.  … Read more

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Career Resources for Postdocs and Students

Visit our ASCB Online Job Board. View Career Resources Links. View Career Publications. The ASCB offers many resources for Postdocs and Students looking to enter into the professional, scientific job market, including our Online Job Board.   See above for a list of resources and  … Read more

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Job/Fellowship Resources

ASCB Online Job Board NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education Career Center AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships Fellowships in Research and Science Teaching Higher Education Jobs University Job Bank Biotech Featured Jobs Biospace Jobs Chronicle of Higher Education: Chronicle Careers Science Careers Job  … Read more

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