ASBMB Today June-July 2016

This issue features our first immersive cover story – oversized photos and audio accompany the writing online -- about a Scottish cabbie’s collection of scientist signatures. There’s a Q&A with new ASBMB president, Natalie Ahn, and we profile a microbiome researcher with a passion for educating scientists in his native Armenia.

ASBMB members elected to the National Academy of Sciences

In early May, the National Academy of Sciences announced the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates. The academy class of 2016 includes eight ASBMB members.

ASBMB Today May 2016

In our May issue, chief science correspondent Rajendrani Mukhopadyhay tells the evolving story of lysosomes. Once thought to serve as trash cans for the cell, Mukhopadhyay says lysosomes are having a “Cinderella moment” as researchers uncover their myriad contributions to the cell’s well-being. We also have a profile of the artist Kindra Crick, whose science-infused projects owe some debt to her grandfather Francis (yes, that Francis Crick), and we’re sharing sound advice about connecting with urban K – 12 communities from the outreach folks at The Rockefeller University.

ASBMB members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced the addition of 213 new national and international members. Seven of the elected fellows are ASBMB members.

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