September 2011

Scenes from the ASBMB special symposia

The 2011 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Special Symposia Series kicked off in July with meetings held in Guangzhou, China, and Richmond, Va. The Symposia Series continues with four fall meetings scheduled for September and October. To learn more about the Special Symposia Series, visit or view this meeting's compendium.

Suh-Chin Wu of National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan presents his poster at the “Recent Advances in Pathogenic Human Viruses” meeting at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center. The meeting was organized by Kuan-Teh Jeang of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Douglas Lowy of the National Cancer Institute.  Photo courtesy of Jlynn Frazier. 


Journal of Biological Chemistry Editor-in-Chief Martha Fedor and Associate Editor Charles Samuel talk to keynote speaker Michael M. C. Lai of Academia Sinica and Ping Zhang of Sun Yat-sen University, Zhongshan School of Medicine, at the “Recent Advances in Pathogenic Human Viruses” meeting in Guangzhou, China, held July 24 – 26.  Photo courtesy of Jlynn Frazier.    China 1 



 Richmond education meeting 
 About 100 people attended the education symposium “Student-Centered Education in the Molecular Life Sciences II” at the University of Richmond from July 20 – 23. The meeting was organized by J. Ellis Bell. Photo courtesy of Jessica Bell.
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