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September 2018

Cover of the current issue of ASBMB Today

FEATURE
Sexual harassment

ANNUAL MEETING
ASBMB 2019

PERSPECTIVE
Importance of mentoring

Announcements

  • Looking for your next job? Visit the ASBMB Job Board for recent postings of academic and industry positions from around the world. 

  • In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation week, the ASBMB will be celebrating its hardworking postdocs by sharing useful resources and articles and hosting live chats on Twitter about postdoc life. Use the hashtag #ASBMBLovesPostdocs on Twitter to share your photos and stories of National Postdoc Appreciation Week or postdoc life with us. 

  • It's Peer Review Week, and we would like to take a moment to acknowledge the editorial board members who form the foundation of our journals and execute our mission of publishing rigorous science. Thank you!

  • Deadline extended! Submit your abstract for the Many faces of kinases and pseudokinases special symposium by Sept. 18 to be considered for an oral presentation. 

ASBMB News

Provide feedback on the NIH’s evolving Next Generation Researchers Initiative policy

The ASBMB public affairs staff and Public Affairs Advisory Committee want your opinion on the National Institute of Health’s latest policy initiatives to support the next generation of researchers.  As a member of the research community, you have a valuable perspective and we want to make sure that the NIH takes note! 

ASBMB Today September 2018

In the September issue of ASBMB Today, science writer Laurel Oldach takes a deep look at sexual harassment in science — as the #metoo movement reaches research labs, activists ask universities, funding agencies and scientific societies to do more about the problem. And from our annual meeting program cochairs, an invitation to visit Orlando in April 2019.
Read the September issue.


Journal News

Lipidomics community seeks harmony

In a recent position paper in the Journal of Lipid Research, scientists in the lipidomics community call for harmonization of approaches to blood plasma lipidomics. They hope the effort will move biomarkers discovered with mass spectrometry-based lipidomics toward clinical use. Read their recommendations  here .

JBC recognizes emerging investigators' contributions

The Journal of Biological Chemistry editors appreciate that the success of the biomedical research enterprise hinges on the creativity, doggedness and physical labor of scientists in training and in the early stages of their careers. In recognition of those emerging investigators’ contributions to the field of biological chemistry, the journal selects each year a handful of first authors of exceptional papers as winners of the Herb Tabor Young Investigator Award .


Member News

ASBMB member Steitz wins Lasker lifetime achievement award

The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation announced today the recipients of the 2018 Lasker Awards. Among the four recipients was  Joan Steitz , a professor of biophysics and biochemistry at Yale University, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators and a member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular

Congratulations to our annual award winners!

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology this week named a dozen scientists the winners of its annual awards. The recipients will give talks about their work at the society's 2019 annual meeting, which will be held in conjunction with the Experimental Biology conference April 6–9 in Orlando.

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