December 2017

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Circadian rhythm

A DACA story



ASBMB Today December 2017

This month, we take a deep dive into the circadian coupling of cellular and solar clocks, in honor of the three American chronobiologists who won a 2017 Nobel Prize. And we celebrate the season with our annual gift guide for the science lovers in your life. Also, meet the editor who helps Journal of Biological Chemistry authors finesse their abstracts and get straight talk from the Office of Research Integrity on misconduct and questionable practices in the lab. Read the December issue .

What we call postdocs matters, scientists and policy experts say

In an opinion piece published Oct. 24 in the journal eLife, eight scientists and science policy experts from ASBMB make the case for standardizing how postdoctoral researchers are categorized by human resources offices and provide a framework that willing institutions can follow.

Journal News

JBC submission system change

We are excited to announce that JBC has installed a  new submission system  (eJournalPress). We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this very important transition.

On the costs of scientific publishing

In a new editorial, Journal of Biological Chemistry Editor-in-Chief Lila M. Gierasch discusses the costs of scientific publishing and solicits feedback from the community.

Member News

Hall wins Lasker Basic Medical Research award

Michael N. Hall, professor of biochemistry at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, has received the 2017 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research award.

Retrospective: Ching C. Wang (1936 – 2017)

C.C. Wang was a passionate scientist who turned a childhood of suffering into a lifetime crusade against parasitic diseases.

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