Research spotlight


As the child of two medical doctors, one of them also a researcher, Ana Maria Barral has had science in her life since childhood. She describes how she both does her own research and teaches others how to incorporate research into undergraduate education.

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Sparking the flame of science


Supported by an ASBMB outreach grant, Salisbury University students guide children through activities in biology — even making necklaces out of DNA.

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Leadership: the sock’s-eye view


A new contributor with a down-to-earth perspective shares his thoughts on the qualities that define a leader in the lab and everywhere else. Be sure to read his biography.

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Prepared for cancer treatments, not for survival


"Science prepared me for cancer treatments, but nothing prepared me for surviving." Jennifer Gooch got a pink completion certificate when she finished her therapy, but she’s not the same woman she was when she started.

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