Issues of ASBMB Today

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March   2015


As the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting approaches, we have lots of information to share with you! Be sure to check out our coverage of the ASBMB annual award winners and plenary lecturers, all of whom will give talks in Boston later this month. On our cover, we feature Jerry Greenfield, the scientific brain behind the Ben & Jerry's ice cream brand. As always, we have plenty of news from the ASBMB journals. Our "Generations" series continues with looks back and forward from scientists of different generations. Our "Hobbies" series continues with a tale of star-studded travel and a note from a fashion lover who will be one of five annual meeting bloggers and tweeters. Finally, don't miss the essays from Sharon Rozovsky and Karl Booksh, who run a summer undergraduate research program at the University of Delaware for students with disabilities. We hope you enjoy this gigantic issue! 

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February   2015


Do extracellular vesicles containing RNA represent a new mode for cellular communication? In the February issue, science writer Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay explores if these vesicles challenge the dogma that RNA strictly is an intracellular molecule. Our Defying Sterotypes series continues with an interview with runner Nick Symmonds, who put science aside to chase his dream of going to the Olympics. We also have a feature on how deaf scientists navigate the hearing scientific community. In his column this month, ASBMB President Steve McKnight writes about the forthcoming ASBMB annual meeting in Boston. For our "Generations" and "Hobbies" series, Maggie Kuo writes about Jackie Corbin's favorite pastime and how a research team at Case Western Reserve University generated a mouse model for psoriasis. Read the issue!

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January   2015


In the January issue, our Defying Sterotypes series continues with two stories about scientists working in Hollywood. We also have a Q&A with Dennis Voelker, a new associate editor for the Journal of Biological Chemistry. ASBMB President Steve McKnight writes about the work of Zhijian “James” Chen, a plenary lecturer at the forthcoming ASBMB annual meeting in Boston and the winner of the ASBMB–Merck award. Aditi Dubey kicks off our "Hobbies" series with a poem about a beverage popular among graduate students. ASBMB Today science writer Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay writes about George Todaro to launch our "Generations" series. Andrew D. Hollenbach writes about how he got where he is today. We hope you enjoy the January issue!