Biochemistry of a burger


Impossible Foods founder Pat Brown gave up his position as a Stanford professor to change the world by eliminating meat — but he’s using his scientific training to make a beefy-tasting plant-based burger.

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Elaine Fuchs: Under the skin and out in the world


Before Rockefeller University professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Elaine Fuchs began her groundbreaking work studying skin-derived stem cells, she dreamed of teaching in the Peace Corps — and she still loves an adventure.

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Meet Qi-Qun Tang


As the Journal of Biological Chemistry’s first associate editor in China, this adipocyte expert at Fudan University hopes to improve the quality of scientific papers coming from his native country.

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Q&A with Sandhya Visweswariah


One of the most prominent women in science in India, Visweswariah talks to ASBMB contributor Isha Dey about her lab’s work on how a complex receptor protein in the gut that can cause congenital diarrhea and the challenges of doing research in her country.

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