ASBMB member Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel Prize


The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to ASBMB member Yoshinori Ohsumi at the Tokyo Institute of Technology’s Frontier Research Center for his pioneering work in discovering the mechanisms for autophagy.

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Biochem students go back to school and tweet about it


We like to check in on what students are saying on social media now and then.

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Descendents splash science on latest album cover


Descendents lead singer channels scientific background to design band’s latest album cover.

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ASBMB Today staff picks


At ASBMB Today, we love to read as much as we love to write. We also love to talk about what we’re reading. So, we figured, why not keep the conversation going? Here’s a compilation of what our staff has been reading this week.

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2016 annual meeting lectures


Listen to the 2016 ASBMB award and plenary lectures.

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Quiz: Reporting numerical and statistical results


Fill in the blank or answer each question by selecting the best practice for reporting numerical and statistical results.

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Live blog: Hill Day 2016


Follow along from Capitol Hill as 35 young scientists from colleges and universities across the United States participate in more than 95 meetings with lawmakers and congressional staff about the work they are doing.

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Scenes from the 2016 ASBMB Annual Meeting


Relive the annual meeting from start to finish with this collection of images shared on Twitter and Facebook.

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What's growing within four walls


What's growing within four walls

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Blogging the ASBMB annual meeting


ASBMB member Rick Page of Miami University is one of our official annual meeting bloggers. Check out his daily updates!

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What's your favorite part of ASBMB annual meetings?


A quick poll. Just for fun.

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Poll: The biggest challenges of getting a Ph.D.?


The struggle is real. Getting a Ph.D. is not easy. Are you feeling, frustrated, burned out, exhausted, etc.? Let it out in our Ph.D. challenges poll.

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The 10 most-read online articles in 2015


Late in the year, we use the imperfect metric of website page views to get a sense of our most popular articles. It’s unfair to our most recent articles, since they haven’t had as much time to accrue hits, but it’s still an interesting glimpse at what readers have been seeking.

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Quiz: Name that biochemist


A quick quiz. Just for fun.

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Staff picks for holiday cheer


Disclaimer: Very little of what follows has anything at all to do with science. But we hope this collection brings you as much joy as it did for us. Happy holidays!

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Students take to Twitter during exams week


Final exam season just ended. Here's a collection covering the range of emotions students experienced during the finals period.

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Gift guide


We set out to relieve some of the pressure of the season with this year's guide to the best and brightest science-themed gifts. It's substantial, just like you!

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Enter ASBMB Today's pumpkin contest


Halloween is just a few weeks away! Get in the spooky science spirit by showing off your pumpkin-carving skills. Send us a photo of your original life science-themed jack-o’-lantern by midnight on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. 

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Live blog: Evolution and Core Processes in Gene Regulation Special Symposium


The ASBMB Evolution and Core Processes in Gene Regulation Special Symposium will be held at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., from June 25 through June 28.

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Father's Day 2015 photo gallery


In observance of Father’s Day, we asked scientist-dads to share photos of themselves with their kids, and we asked scientists to share photos of themselves with their fathers and father figures.

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Live blog: Hill Day 2015


Young scientists from colleges and universities across the United States will arrive on Capitol Hill Thursday morning to meet with senators and representatives about the value of biomedical research. Now in its seventh year, the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s Hill Day will give 20 young researchers the chance to participate in up to 90 meetings with lawmakers and congressional staff about the work they are doing.

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ASBMB broadcasts


ASBMB frequently hosts live discussions with authors of new papers and with experts featured in ASBMB Today. Here's our archive of the ASBMB Live series.

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What the staff is reading


At ASBMB Today, we love to read as much as we love to write. We also love to talk about what we’re reading. Our office is always buzzing (whether it’s with not-so-hushed voices or the ping of email delivery notifications) as we share the inspiring, emotionally compelling, fascinating or simply funny articles or videos we can’t put down, stop watching or scrolling through. So, we figured, why not keep the conversation going? Here’s a compilation of what our staff was reading last month. Enjoy and feel free to tweet us your thoughts.

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