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May 2018

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FEATURE
Puzzling out Parkinson's

FEATURE
Christopher Whitfield

NEWS
Gene therapy

Announcements

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ASBMB News

ASBMB Today May 2018

This month we look at the puzzle of Parkinson’s disease and recent efforts to address the aggregation of misfolded alpha-synuclein before it reaches the brain. JBC associate editor Chris Whitfield talks about his research into bacterial polysaccharides. And Bill Sullivan explains how to serve up a killer research seminar. Read the May issue .

Careers blog: weekly jobs roundup

The ASBMB observed  Alcohol Awareness Month  during the month of April. Here is a  weekly jobs roundup  that highlights a number of career options focused on the science of alcohol and substance abuse.


Journal News

Before submitting your next article to JLR

To assist authors in determining what article types best fit their manuscripts, the JLR associate editors recently updated the article types section of the Instructions for Authors.  Please click  here to view the most up-to-date guidelines.

The Year in JBC

Look back on 2017 with The Year in JBC, a special collection of papers across the journal's subject areas. And catch up on review papers you may have missed with the  2017 Minireview Compendium . Both of the collections are free to download. Share them with your peers and students.


Member News

Members elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Ten ASBMB members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. They were among 84 new members and 21 foreign associates recognized for the research this year. See our list.  

Jakob joins JBC as associate editor

Ursula Jakob of the University of Michigan became an associate editor for the Journal of Biological Chemistry in September. She spoke with ASBMB Today about her lab’s work exploring molecular chaperones and mechanisms of bleach resistance in bacterial and human cells.

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