April 2012


Read Cheryl Ainslie-Waldman's second-place poem.


Annual meeting special events

Find out about the many workshops, receptions and professional-development events at the ASBMB annual meeting.


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Read Cristy Gelling's poem, which was named the Editor's Choice winner.


Editor's note

I would like to express my gratitude for all of those who appreciated and believed in the creativity, emotion and levity that this little poetry contest experiment of ours promised.



Read Karen Hecht's poem, which won an honorable mention.


Lost in Translation

Read Andrew Brown's first-place poem.


Mobile apps for annual meeting attendees

Don't let your work skip a beat, and certainly don't skip a meal, at the annual meeting. These apps will keep you connected, fed and entertained.


Ode to the Lab

Read Jesus Manuel Ayala Figueroa's third-place poem.


Poetry judges' biographies

Many thanks to the ASBMB poetry contest judges. Find out more about them here.


Science in stanzas

Congratulations to the prize winners and runners-up in the ASBMB Today poetry contest coinciding with the society’s annual meeting and the Experimental Biology 2012 conference to be held April 21–25 in San Diego. We look forward to showcasing the top poems at a public reading at 7 p.m. April 23 in the convention center 6A lobby on the upper level.


Song of Sanger

Read Gail Begley's poem, which won an honorable mention.

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