November 2019

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ASBMB Today November 2019

Science writer John Arnst talks to researchers who use cryo-electron microscopy to study recently identified giant viruses that steal the genes of their prey. We also meet Sean Davidson, a Journal of Lipid Research associate editor, and talk to the 12 researchers who will receive awards at the 2020 ASBMB annual meeting. Read the November issue .

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.

Read the October issue.

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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