Welcome aboard!


ASBMB President Steve McKnight congratulates the newest members of the ASBMB Council and committees.

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News from the Hill


Members of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology published a “Perspective” article in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences that outlined a set of consensus recommendations and implementation plans to move the biomedical research enterprise toward sustainability.

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Member Update


Find out what's going on in the professional lives of fellow ASBMB members.

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Journal News


Catch up on recent publications in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Molecular & Cellular Proteomics and the Journal of Lipid Research.

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In memoriam


This issue contains several brief obituaries for ASBMB members and notable biochemists:

  • Robert G. Spiro of Harvard Medical School
  • Alexander Rich of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • David E. Ong of Vanderbilt University
  • Nathan Aronson of the University of South Alabama
  • Irwin Rose of the Fox Chase Cancer Center
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The protective breast


In her monthly health-observance column, Indumathi Sridharan focuses on the benefits of and recent research on breast milk.

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Lipid News: What’s in your dimer?


In this month's "Lipid News" column, Bill Smith of the University of Michigan writes about cyclooxygenases, known as COXs for short.

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