July 2011

ASBMB announces its 2011 election results

ASBMBSociety selects new president, treasurer and council and committee members.


Member Update

Member Spotlight

ASBMB members in the news this month include Juan S. Bonifacino, Titia de Lange, Yibin Kang, Phoebe Leboy, Yosef Shiloh, Stephen T. Warren, Meir Wilchek, Michelle Williams, Helen M. Blau, Philip C. Hanawalt and Carol L. Prives.


The challenge of reviewing grant applications

President's MessageBY SUZANNE PFEFFER            

Given the status of the U.S. budget deficit, it is unlikely that the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation can expect to see significant increases in funding any time soon.


The not-so-invisible hand

News from the HillBY GEOFFREY HUNT

Plans to expand a government program to help small businesses cash in on scientific discoveries are delayed by contentious legislative language.


William Nunn Lipscomb Jr. (1919—2011)

William Nunn Lipscomb Jr., an emeritus professor at Harvard University who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1976 for work on chemical bonding, passed away in April at age 91.

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