October 2011

Cells on fire: trans fats and the human body

In 2003, Denmark became the first country to ban all trans fats from food products produced within its borders, and a new study in the Journal of Lipid Research indicates that the move might have been a smart one.


Hispanic contributions to science

Help us build our new online teaching tool highlighting the contributions of Hispanic scientists who have helped shape our knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology and who have otherwise made lasting impressions.


MCP launches sponsored lectures

Matthias Mann and Ruedi Aebersold kick off a lecture series sponsored by Molecular and Cellular Proteomics.

Research spotlight

Navigating the unexpected: an interview with Hector Hernandez, assistant professor of chemical engineering at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi.


Rise and shine

The identification that Clock is a predominant regulator of daily rhythms suggests that disruptions in its activity might lead to abnormalities in lipid metabolism.


Tabor Award winner

Kayla Bayless received her Tabor award at the Matrix Metalloproteinases Gordon Research Conference in August in Smithfield, R.I.


Thematic minireview series on asthma

The late Journal of Biological Chemistry Associate Editor Dale J. Benos conceived of this thematic minireview series to highlight JBC authors’ contributions to the study of the molecular basis of asthma.

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