Back on the road with Coursera


A Brazilian scientist and intrepid traveler, whose graduate school plans were derailed by a natural disaster, shares how an online class through Coursera got her back on the road and in the lab.

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Essay: Cows, Wall Street and science


Hannah Valantine, chief officer for scientific workforce diversity at the National Institutes of Health, explains how findings on diversity and bias can help improve the research workforce.

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Essay: Hey ladies, where you at?


Excerpted from the blog Woman of Science, this essay from Jennifer Ross asks why so few post-tenure women come to large meetings and builds a case for their attendance.

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A class on career options


A research professor who encourages graduate students to learn about the full breadth of careers available to them shares how she runs the popular career-exploration graduate seminar she started 10 years ago.

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Communications training near you


The ASBMB's Public Outreach Committee is expanding its "The Art of Science Communication" course.

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Open Channels


Readers weigh in on a recent president's message that examined the "corruptive influences" of journal article citation numbers and journal impact factor.

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ASBMB Today staff picks


At ASBMB Today, we love to read as much as we love to write. We also love to talk about what we’re reading. So, we figured, why not keep the conversation going? Here’s a compilation of what our staff has been reading this week.

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Descendents splash science on latest album cover


Descendents lead singer channels scientific background to design band’s latest album cover.

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