May 2019

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Harmonizing lipidomics

Meet Karin

Of mice and scientists



ASBMB Today May 2019

For a lipid to be clinically useful, researchers must agree on its identity and on how much of it to expect in a healthy person. In this issue, Laurel Oldach chronicles the field-wide effort to work toward such agreements. And we talk to JBC associate editor Karin Musier–Forsyth about her research and teaching.
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Upcoming meetings

ASBMB's symposia provide unique, cutting-edge science, networking opportunities and the chance for students and young investigators to highlight their work on a scale not traditionally available in large national meetings. Upcoming events feature undergraduate education in the molecular life sciences , mass spectrometry in molecular and cellular proteomics , and serine proteases in pericellular proteolysis and signaling . See the full schedule of events .

Journal News

Avoiding ethical violations: a primer for authors

The Journal of Biological Chemistry is known for its commitment to rigor, transparency and reproducibility in publishing research "motivated by biology, enabled by chemistry." In keeping with its mission of safeguarding and disseminating significant and enduring research, the JBC has created a poster for authors featuring tips on how to avoid ethical violations in publishing .

JLR launches junior associate editors program

The Journal of Lipid Research welcomes its first cohort of junior associate editors — four assistant professors who are partnering with senior editors to learn how to manage the peer-review process. Read more about the new editors

Member News

Remembering Mary Jane Osborn

Remembrances of a prominent biomedical researcher, a trailblazer for women in science and a former ASBMB president.

Members elected to National Academy of Sciences

Seven ASBMB members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. They were among 100 new members and 25 foreign associates recognized for their research.  

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