Recess is over and there’s still lots to do


U.S. Congress must fund the federal government beyond the current fiscal year.

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Member Update


Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members. Send us your updates

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NIH Update


Rochelle Long is appointed director of a division at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

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Retrospective: E. C. Slater


Slater was one of the giants in the field of bioenergetics.

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A holistic view of ovarian cancer


Researchers present one of the largest studies ever done of the most malignant type of ovarian cancer.

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JBC: A new roundup of biofilms


A thematic minireview series on biofilms explores their roles in human health and disease.

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JBC: Subunit for spermatogenesis


Researchers discovered a new subunit that appears only in placental mammals.

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JBC: Isomerases determine odor of plants


Researchers identify (Z)-3:(E)-2-hexenal isomerases that make a green leaf volatile compound.

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JLR: Sphingolipids and retinal degeneration


A multiple sclerosis drug may be used to treat retinal degeneration.

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JLR: Sustaining seabass


Researchers see if a high-carbohydrate diet increases fat deposits in farmed seabass.

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JLR: Links between bile acids and metabolism


A new knockout mouse helps to understand bile acid composition's influence on metabolic disorders.

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Brady wins Tabor award


Donita Brady at the University of Pennsylvania wins a Tabor award for transition metal signaling.

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ASBMB members win Lasker awards


Four ASBMB members win prestigious Lasker awards.

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ASBMB member Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel Prize


The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to ASBMB member Yoshinori Ohsumi at the Tokyo Institute of Technology’s Frontier Research Center for his pioneering work in discovering the mechanisms for autophagy.

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