September 2017 Newsletter

Hartl and Horwich named 2017 E.B. Wilson Medalists

September 22, 2017

ASCB has selected F. Ulrich Hartl of the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry and Arthur Horwich of the Yale School…

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Cornell’s Scott D. Emr to deliver 2017 Porter Lecture

September 22, 2017

Scott D. Emr will give the 2017 Keith Porter Lecture at the 2017 ASCB|EMBO Meeting this December in Philadelphia. Emr…

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Career enhancement sessions provide diverse offerings for meeting attendees

September 21, 2017
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Along with the myriad scientific speeches, talks, and Symposia offered at the 2017 ASCB|EMBO Meeting in Philadelphia this December, the…

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2017 EMBO Gold Medal winner Maya Schuldiner credits work-life balance for her success

September 21, 2017
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For her significant contributions to the understanding of protein synthesis, trafficking, and quality control, Maya Schuldiner of the Weizmann Institute…

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Celebrating outstanding Cell Biologists at distinct career stages: The WICB recognition awards, past and present

September 19, 2017

Women in Cell Biology Committee Awards Each year, the Women in Cell Biology Committee (WICB) honors three investigators at distinct…

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Quality Control Symposium Examines Mechanisms of Ubiquitin-Dependent Protein Degradation

September 19, 2017

Like any successful factory, cells perform quality control. Explore this topic at the Quality Control Symposium led by Tom Rapoport,…

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A focus on molecular forms and functions at the DNA and RNA Biology Symposium

September 18, 2017

The success of DNA and RNA in, respectively, translating and transcribing their genetic information has as much to do with…

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Cell Biology of Degeneration and Repair in the Nervous System: A preview of the ASCB Doorstep Meeting

September 15, 2017

Brain development, function, and degeneration are the central themes for the ASCB 2017 Doorstep Meeting, to be held on Saturday,…

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PhDs explore the leap from research science to commerce

September 14, 2017
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As life science PhD students and postdocs scan the horizon for possible careers, many are turning to the one-week ASCB­–Keck…

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ASCB fights to protect H1-B Visas; Science funding faring better in Congress than in the Trump budget

September 13, 2017
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Public Policy Briefing ASCB fights to protect H1-B Visas Since taking office, the Trump Administration has agitated for immigration reform,…

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