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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.

ASBMB Today April 2016

In our April issue, chief science correspondent Rajendrani Mukhopadyhay interviews popular speaker Fyodor Urnov, a researcher at Sangamo BioSciences who is an expert in zinc finger nucleases and helped coin the phrase “genome editing.” We speak with a bioartist who is creating new concepts of clothing inspired by the actions of bacteria that coat human skin, cover important new developments in education and outreach, and publish a song parody involving quorum sensing, Princeton’s Bonnie Bassler, and Madonna that’s guaranteed to make you grin.

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