May 2011
 

Asian-Pacific American contributions to science


TimelineBY NICOLE KRESGE

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. To join in paying tribute to the generations who have enriched America’s history, we have compiled a timeline of noteworthy Asian-Pacific Americans and their contributions to the life sciences.

 

AuthorAID: Internet working for scientists from the developing world


Author AidBY SARAH CRESPI

Online global research community provides networking, mentoring, resources and training for researchers in developing countries.

 

Challenges facing the international postdoc


BY LOLA OLUFEMI 

Tips for postdoctoral fellows and their mentors to make the training period go smoothly.

 

Culturing controversy


Stem CellsBY LESLIE W. CHINN

Strict regulations on stem cell research in the U.S. resulted in many scientists moving their labs abroad.

 

Emerging science


Science FocusBY NICK ZAGORSKI 

ASBMB spotlights members from developing and emerging countries. 

 

Meet some international members


International MembersBY NICOLE KRESGE

For our global science issue, we asked several of our international members to answer some questions about themselves and science in their countries.

 

Providing a way to support a scientific will


Seeding LabsBY NICK ZAGORSKI 

From pipettes to PCR machines, Seeding Labs donates scientific supplies to resource-poor institutes in developing nations. 

 

Science in Peru: building research capacity in the biomedical sciences


Science in PeruBY ABEL ALCÁZAR-ROMÁN AND V. KENYI SAITO-DIAZ

The Research Experience for Peruvian Undergraduates is a peer-organized program that trains and unites the next generation of Peruvian scientists.

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