Harmonizing lipidomics


For a lipid to be useful in the clinic, researchers must agree on its identity and on how much of it to expect in a healthy person. Lipidomics researchers are working toward such agreements, and this field-wide effort, as chronicled by Laurel Oldach, provides a case study of how scientists create systems of measurement.

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Meet Karin Musier–Forsyth


An associate editor of the Journal of Biological Chemistry since January 2018, Musier–Forsyth probes the editing mechanisms of aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases in her lab at Ohio State and uses ASBMB resources as teaching tools for graduate students.

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