March 2011
 

A scientist in marketer’s clothing, or vice versa?


Career InsightsBY MARY CANADY

A journey from crystallographer to marketing entrepreneur.

 

An interview with Maggie Werner-Washburne


Minority AffairsMaggie Werner-Washburne, a regents’ professor at the University of New Mexico, talks about her research and interests and shares some of the challenges she's faced in her scientific development.

 

ASBMB Special Symposia series expands to China


MeetingsBY JLYNN J. FRAZIER

Guangzhou symposium will look at the molecular biology, pathogenesis and antiviral host defenses of a range of human viruses.

 

Barriers to minority funding


Minority AffairsBY SONIA C. FLORES AND TAKITA SUMTER

Recently, the ASBMB MAC undertook an initiative to identify the perceived barriers faced by underrepresented minority faculty applying for extramural funding.

 

Fatty acid-mediated regulation of sphingolipid biosynthesis and its role in lipotoxicity


Lipid NewsBY L. ASHLEY COWART

The elevation of plasma lipids that occurs in obesity, diabetes and the metabolic syndrome causes dysregulation of sphingolipid metabolism through multiple mechanisms.

 

Focus on the ASBMB Undergraduate Affiliate Network


EducationBY TODD WEAVER

A look at the growth and development of the UAN since its inception in 2000.

 

Go ahead, brag a little


Sci.CommBY ANGELA HOPP

Learn how to work with your institution’s communicators and with reporters to tell the world about your research.

 

Membership has its privileges


ASBMBBY ANGELA HVITVED

ASBMB members now get reduced publication fees for JBC, JLR and MCP.

 

Positive results for statin trials in JLR


JLRBY MARY CHANG

Clinical trials in the March issue use atorvastatin and simvastatin combined with vitamin B3 to control cholesterol levels.

 

Thick and thin: a tale of friendships and findings


JBCBY ANGELA HOPP

Philip W. Majerus retraces the highlights of his career in a new JBC “Reflection.”

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