Down but not out


New ASBMB President Steve McKnight writes, in part, in his first column: "Few would dispute that our field is out of fashion. What is the in-vogue science that obscures biochemistry like a full eclipse of the sun? Topping the list is the big data science evolving from genomics."

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New to the ASBMB governance


Find out who was elected to ASBMB's committees and governing council.

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2015 ASBMB award winners


Considering attending ASBMB's annual meeting in Boston next April? Check out the lineup of award lecturers and plenary lecturers.

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Water, water everywhere – and not a drop to drink


ASBMB's public affairs director, Benjamin Corb, notes that, recently, the bench of real champions for research has grown rather thin.

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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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Journal News


Updates from the ASBMB journals.

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NIH launches a public website for bioscientific 3-D printing


The National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in June launched a free, public online library of 3-D printable files called the NIH 3D Print Exchange (or simply the Exchange). It is the first government-sponsored website dedicated to 3-D printing of scientific and medical models, such as those of bacteria, proteins and anatomical parts.

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Report on STEM Ph.D. holders pursuing nonacademic careers


Earlier this year, the American Institutes for Research issued a report titled “The nonacademic careers of STEM Ph.D. holders.” AIR derived the data from the 2010 Survey of Doctorate Recipients by the National Science Foundation and the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. We have reprinted AIR’s key findings with its permission in this issue.

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