June 2011

2011 award lectures

MeetingsThe recipients of the 2011 ASBMB awards each gave a lecture and received a plaque at the annual meeting.


2011 honor society inductees

EducationTwenty-one UAN students were inducted into Chi Omega Lambda, ASBMB UAN Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Honor Society in 2011.


A changing of the guard

Minority AffairsBY SQUIRE BOOKER

This summer, the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee will get a new leader.


An interview with Isiah Warner

Minority AffairsWarner, a professor at Louisiana State University, talks about his research and some of the challenges he’s faced in his scientific development.


D.C.-area science teachers experiment with partnerships


Workshop pairs educators with college faculty to develop hands on activities for students.



Ralph Thomas talks about going from industry to finance and back again.


Food for thought: commentaries on the kinetics of fatty acid transport


Commentaries are a special, semiregular feature of the Journal of Lipid Research, where experts in various fields of lipid research highlight the findings of a new article being published in the journal and provide their own unique perspective.


K – 12 outreach opportunities


Don’t let excuses get in the way of interacting with teachers and students.


Obesity in Africa highlights this global epidemic


A segment of the African population is rapidly adapting to a modernized lifestyle that has resulted in a dramatic rise in the incidence of obesity.


Reflections on the biosynthesis of “a small but beautifully organized protein”


Many of us catalogue the chapters of our lives with turningpoint texts — books, articles, maybe even songs — that mark shifts in thinking, tweaks or wholesale reversals in career courses, and revelations when we needed them or, perhaps, didn’t expect them at all.


Scenes from the 2011 annual meeting

MeetingsPictures and a video slide show from the 2011 ASBMB annual meeting in Washington, D.C.


The 2011 Thematic Poster Competition

MeetingsThis year’s ASBMB 2011 Annual Meeting Thematic Best Poster Awards were announced on Wednesday, April 13, in Washington, D.C. 


The 2011 Undergraduate Poster Competition

MeetingsThe society celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Undergraduate Student Research Poster Competition on April 9th during the 2011 ASBMB annual meeting in Washington, D.C. 

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