October 2019

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Biochemisty of a burger

Elaine Fuchs

Semenza wins Nobel



ASBMB Today October 2019

This month, we look at how the founder of Impossible Foods used biochemistry to build a beefy-tasting plant-based burger. Also, meet Elaine Fuchs, one of the first researchers to study skin-derived stem cells, and Sandhya Visweswariah, a biochemist and groundbreaker for women in India.

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Science policy podcast

Listen to the newest episode of Pipettes & Politics to learn about the impact of continuing resolutions on federally funded academic research and the potential stalling effects of recent developments in politics on the fiscal year 2020 appropriations process.

Journal News

New JLR virtual issue on lipoprotein (a)JLR Junior Associate Editor Gissette Reyes-Soffer highlights the work of early career researchers seeking to further our understanding of lipoprotein (a) pathophysiology.
Special issue of MCP: Multiomics studies of cancerResearchers surfing this multiomics wave report a plethora of new tools and approaches this month in a special issue of the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics devoted to integrating multiple omics.

Member News

New books

Read up on some of the latest books written by ASBMB members , including Bill Sullivan's "Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are."

In memoriam: Boyd O’Dell (1916–2019)Boyd O’Dell, one of the first scientists to reveal the important roles that folic acid and vitamin B12 play in development, died April 21. He was 102.
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