May 2019

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Harmonizing lipidomics

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Of mice and scientists



Your voice can help broaden America's STEM workforce

The ASBMB's Public Affairs Advisory Committee is working to advance legislation that will influence the makeup of the nation's scientific workforce. The STEM Opportunities Act (H.R. 2528) directs federal agencies and universities to reduce barriers for women and underrepresented minorities seeking to participate in STEM training and careers. Tell your lawmakers to support the bill .

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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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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