Scientists

Workshop Cryo-EM-Grant Jensen

December 5, 2016

A type IV pilus is a bacterial grappling hook and one of the snazziest pieces of bacterial cell machinery going.…

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Quality Control

December 5, 2016

Protein folding is a problem that was born complex and shows few signs of getting simpler. Ever since Cyrus Levinthal…

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What’s Super Cold and Super Close? Grant Jensen Takes Cryo-EM to ASCB 2016

November 28, 2016
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A type IV pilus is a bacterial grappling hook and one of the snazziest pieces of bacterial cell machinery going.…

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Know When to Fold Them: Protein Quality Control Reaches Critical Mass at ASCB 2016

November 21, 2016

Protein folding is a problem that was born complex and shows few signs of getting simpler. Ever since Cyrus Levinthal…

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New Alan Hall Award Offers a Ride to ASCB 2016 for a Grad Student or Early Postdoc

October 24, 2016
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The unexpected death at 62 of Alan Hall sent a shockwave last May through the cell biology research community in the…

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Our People—ASCBers Are 14 of 84 Early-Career ‘Faculty Scholars’ Named by HHMI-Simons-Gates Foundations

September 26, 2016

A new collaborative effort by three of America’s leading non-government funders of biomedical research to address “growing concern about the…

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Meet ASCB’s New Executive Director: Erika Shugart, PhD

June 1, 2016

The road that Erika Shugart took then was definitely the less traveled. At the time, mentors were concerned about her…

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Lydia Villa-Komaroff Learned in the Lab “What It Might Be Like to Fly”

July 30, 2014

“I grew up in a very big family in a very small house,” says Lydia Villa-Komaroff. That house was in…

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Yogurt Shows the Way for a Revolution in Genome Editing

March 25, 2014

A yogurt producer with concerns, a puzzling aspect of bacterial genomes, a discussion over coffee, and a new MIT faculty…

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From Stockholm to New Orleans, ASCB’s Nobel Laureates Detour to Address Annual Meeting

November 7, 2013

It was in San Diego and nearly 40 years ago but Randy Schekman still vividly remembers his first ASCB Annual…

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