BY LESLIE W. CHINN
Alan Rorie is a neuroscientist by training. These days, however, you’re more likely to find him using an MIG (metal-inert gas) welder to send sparks skimming over a cool slab of metal than peering at glowing monkey neurons through a microscope.
Photographs and a slideshow of images taken at the 2010 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting in Anaheim.
BY NANCY VAN PROOYEN
Hip-hop music echoes down the halls at Stanford University. But, if you listen closely, the lyrics are not about money and violence— they are about DNA and electrons. Tom McFadden, an instructor in the human biology program, creatively blends hip-hop with science to explain concepts from evolution to cellular respiration.
Congratulations to the winners of the ASBMB 5k fun run: Zaven O'bryant, (Titia) Luis King, Juan Cordovez, Kathryn Splan, William Rose, Mary Bee, R. Clinton Webb and Machiko Shirahata.
BY NICK ZAGORSKI
Launched in May 2006, the INBT employs the emerging field of nanotechnology, which manipulates matter at the molecular, or even atomic, levels to design new materials and devices, to both answer fundamental questions about cell behavior and to develop new advances in biomedicine.
Here, several undergraduate poster competition participants share their experiences from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting. Also included is a list of undergraduate poster competition winners.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2010 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Best Thematic Poster Competition. Look here for a list of winners and photographs from the poster sessions.