January09

January   2009


In the January 2009 issue of ASBMB Today, President Gregory Petsko writes a letter to Santa and Osamu Hayaishi talks about science in Japan and the United States. You’ll also find an overview of the events planned for the Journal of Lipid Research 50th anniversary celebration and a look at how the 2008 election impacts science.

February09

February   2009


In this February issue of ASBMB Today, we talk to JLR Editor Edward Dennis about his quest to map out a complete profile of lipids and we also look at the new JBC website and MCP blog. We also provide a rundown of ASBMB President Gregory Petsko’s comments for the Obama NIH Transition Team and look at the top ASBMB journal articles from 2008.

March09

March   2009


In March's issue of ASBMB Today, Daniel Steinberg talks about the fight over cholesterol and James Imlay explains the hazards that hydrogen peroxide and superoxide pose to cells. You’ll also find an overview of annual meeting events for early career scientists and a look at communicating science in an online world.

April09

April   2009


In the April issue of ASBMB Today, we learn about Eigenfactor scores and how the JBC measures up and we visit the Stowers Institute in Kansas City. You’ll also find an overview of the ASBMB small meeting on systems biology for biochemists and an article about ASBMB’s new Lipid Research Division.

May09

May   2009


In the May issue of ASBMB Today, ASBMB President Gregory Petsko ponders whether or not pharmaceutical companies are too big to succeed and Benjamin Neel discusses his research on phosphatases. You’ll also get a preview of ASBMB’s new history book, and learn who won awards from the ASBMB Undergraduate Affiliate Network (UAN) this year.

June09

June   2009


The June issue of ASBMB Today contains coverage of the 2009 Annual Meeting including a look at the science that was presented in the symposia, highlights of several award-winning posters, and photographs from many of the social events and award lectures. You can also find an overview of what’s in store at the 2010 Annual Meeting in Anaheim.

July09

July   2009


In this issue of ASBMB Today, ASBMB President Gregory Petsko gives his opinions about the BioLogos Foundation and also comments on the NIH Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research. You’ll also find overviews of three 2010 ASBMB Annual Meeting themes and a peak into the life and research of nonagenarian Britton Chance.

August09

August   2009


In this August issue of ASBMB Today, ASBMB President Gregory Petsko gives his two cents on medical education reform and Thomas Cech reflects on the past and future of HHMI. You’ll also find the results of the 2009 ASBMB election and a list of eight ways to boost your postdoctoral career.

September09

September   2009


In the September 2009 issue of ASBMB Today, we look at the JBC minireview series on computational biochemistry as well as the history of the ASBMB annual meeting. You’ll also find a retrospective on Ephraim Katchalski Katzir and an article on the life and research of ASBMB’s first female president, Mildred Cohn.

October09

October   2009


The October issue of ASBMB Today looks at biochemistry and molecular biology education, from teaching high school students to educating professionals. In it, you can find a wrap-up of the ASBMB-sponsored education conference held this past summer, learn how one professor uses the Journal of Biological Chemistry in her first-semester biochemistry class, and get a glimpse at Woods Hole program designed to teach journalists about science.

November09

November   2009


This issue explores advocating for science. You’ll find articles on a musical performance by Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins; a meeting between ASBMB Public Affairs Advisory Committee members and several NIH directors; and the recent ASBMB Graduate Student/Postdoc Hill Day. The November issue also offers a brief look at ASBMB’s two latest Nobel laureates: Carol Greider and Thomas Steitz.

December09

December   2009


In this issue we take an in-depth look at the growing biotech industry in Florida. You’ll also find some online resources to help you advocate for science, a look back on the lives of Mahlon Hoagland and Charles Tanford, and articles on the winners of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Herbert Tabor/Journal of Biological Chemistry Lectureship and the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 2010 Excellence in Science Award