A president’s perspective on Experimental Biology 2014


In his final column as president of ASBMB, Jeremy Berg reflects on the events and issues raised at the annual meeting in San Diego and announces his new blog.

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Scenes from the annual meeting


A small collection of shots from the festivities at the ASBMB annual meeting in April in San Diego.

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A challenge reissued


A thriving local research community provides jobs, encourages entrepreneurship and makes the occasional groundbreaking discovery. And this happens in every single state in the nation. That is why we are now challenging you, the members, to demonstrate this to the congressional representatives of every state.

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Member update


This month’s member-news roundup comes courtesy of ASBMB Today contributor Nicole Parker. Have news you’d like to share? Email us at asbmbtoday@asbmb.org.

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ASBMB wins two NSF grants to support teachers and students


The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has won two new National Science Foundation awards to support emerging and ongoing education and professional-development initiatives.

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Journal News


Updates from the ASBMB journals.

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Intracellular lipid transport


Frederick R. Maxfield writes, in part: “Basic mechanisms for maintaining distinct lipid compositions in different organelles are only partially understood, which means that this is an area where fundamental principles are still awaiting discovery. In addition to being a fascinating area of scientific inquiry, intracellular lipid transport plays a key role in dyslipidemias, which are a growing health problem throughout the world.”

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Malcolm Daniel Lane Sr. (1930 – 2014)


Daniel M. Raben and Gerald W. Hart remember their friend and colleague Dan Lane in this Retrospective article.

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