Research spotlight


Melanie McReynolds, a postdoc at Princeton, studies how the molecule nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, which decreases with disease and age, is produced and used. She also shares her insights to motivate younger scientists.

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Mental illness should not disqualify me


Susanna Harris, a grad student in microbiology and founder of The PhDepression, weighs the perils and rewards of being open about one’s “emotional stability.”

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Essay: A small college


Now a grad student in biochemistry at the University of Kentucky, Kerri Beth Slaughter explains how a quiet student can come out of her shell with the help of creative professors and Play-Doh.

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High school LINKS


Started by Edwin Li in 2013, the High School LINKS program at Saint Joseph’s University brings biology undergraduates into local high school classrooms to lead courses on genetic disorders and biodiversity.

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Annual meeting 2019


Scenes from the ASBMB meeting in Orlando — see anyone you know?

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