July 2012
 

From zinc fingers to ASBMB


Photo of Jeremy BergJeremy Berg introduces himself as the 83rd president of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

 

100 meetings: Become a science advocate


The ASBMB public affairs staff launches webinars to prepare members for the 100 Meetings Challenge this summer. Have you signed up to meet with your U.S. representative or senator?

 

Member update


Included here are honors for Mina J. Bissell of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Sabeeha Merchant of the University of California, Los Angeles; Yusuf Hannun, the next director of Stony Brook University Cancer Center in New York; Eric N. Olson of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Carol Greider of Johns Hopkins University; and Kelvin J. A. Davies of the University of Southern California.

 

FASEB celebrates 100 years of advancing the life sciences


The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology has been busy commemorating its 100th anniversary, along with the 50th anniversary of the National Institute of General Medical Science, on the Hill, where members, including those from ASBMB, are lobbying Congress to make funding for basic research a priority. Also see the results of FASEB's new Bio-Art competition. Two ASBMB members were on teams that submitted winning scientific images.

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