Special section: Diversity and inclusion matters


The editors of ASBMB Today consider the need for an ongoing discussion about diversity and inclusion in biochemistry and molecular biology and encourage readers to share their thoughts.

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Budding artist


An installation artist melds natural and artificial processes in her living pieces and strives to bring the arts and sciences closer together.

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Haiku


For our Coordinates series, which examines the idea of place in scientists' lives, a haiku about a long-married couple's state of togetherness in separation.

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ASBMB hosts transcriptional regulation symposium


Recognizing the central importance of RNA polymerase II and chromatin in gene regulation, cellular development and the pathogenesis of human diseases, ASBMB is supporting another symposium on the topic in beautiful Snowbird, Utah, that will feature a keynote from Ali Shilatifard at Northwestern University about enhancer malfunction in cancer.

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New York student members sign up organ donors


The ASBMB Student Chapter at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City signed up 50 new organ donors during its tenth annual organ donation drive. The students talk about what it takes to help their community sort through the myths surrounding organ donation and the satisfaction they feel contributing to a cause where demand far outstrips supply.

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Why you should be a science fair judge


Any active scientist can judge one of the thousands of middle and high school science fairs that take place around the country each year. Judges and organizers talk with ASBMB's outreach manager about the many positives of judging fairs and the simple ways to get started.

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