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Eight ASBMB members elected to the National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences announced the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates. The academy class of 2017 includes eight ASBMB members .

ASBMB Today May 2017

In her final cover story as ASBMB Today’s managing editor, Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay explores why the National Institutes of Health is preparing to fund cryo-electronmicroscopy facilities across the nation. The issue also contains a feature about how serendipitous meetings and basic biochemistry accelerated the push for a cure for the rare and fatal Lafora disease. In the news section, learn about new research on wasp venom and corneal disease. The Perspectives section offers the next essay in our ongoing “Do-Overs” series and advice pieces on finding careers beyond academia and writing emails that won’t induce anxiety in recipients.

2017 grant-writing workshop

The ASBMB's grant-writing workshop is for assistant professors and postdocs who are transitioning into independent faculty positions. Participants will receive individualized feedback on their research proposals and post-workshop mentoring. Applicants from underrepresented backgrounds, faculty members at

ASBMB Today April 2017

For this month’s cover story, ASBMB’s science writer John Arnst explores the persistent problem of biofouling that have plagued ships since the dawn of sailing. The issue also contains highlights about the 2017 ASBMB Annual Meeting as well as stories about this year’s cohort of annual award winners. There also is a trio of essays that explore how foreigners influence science in the U.S. As always, the magazine offers a variety of stories, such as journal news, member updates and essays

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