June 2011

Scenes from the 2011 annual meeting

ASBMB president Suzanne Pfeffer opens the meeting.   Andrew Miles, a senior at Fairleigh Dickinson University, explains his poster.
Meeting attendees stop at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology booth to pick up goodies and buy T-shirts.   National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins gives a plenary lecture on opportunities and concerns in the biomedical research community.
Meeting attendees pose in the ASBMB knockout mouse cutout.   The Minority Affairs Committee reception provided a nice respite after a long day of attending lectures.
Undergraduate poster competition winner Michael Brister of the University of Delaware poses with MAC committee member Phillip Ortiz (left) and Education and Professional Development committee member Mark Wallert.   Students in the Biomedical Research Group at Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas, at the opening lecture.
Students from the Pingry School SMART team at the undergraduate poster competition.   STEM outreach workshop participants build amino acid sequences using models provided by the Milwaukee School of Engineering Center for BioMolecular Modeling.
Journal of Biological Chemistry co-editor Herbert Tabor and his sons Ed, Richard and Stan.   Carla Mattos of North Carolina State University talks to students at an undergraduate workshop on how to prepare for graduate school.
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