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January 2017

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FEATURE
A chain of events

FEATURE
Burning fat and balancing liver lipids

ESSAY
A journey to sobriety

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ASBMB News

Apply for the 2017 grant-writing workshop

The ASBMB's grant-writing workshop is for assistant professors and postdocs who are transitioning into independent faculty positions. Participants will receive individualized feedback on their research proposals and post-workshop mentoring. Applicants from underrepresented backgrounds and postdocs and faculty me

ASBMB Today January 2017

The cover story for this issue, written by Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay, explores how molecular biologists and clinicians figured out how an enzyme involved in ubiquitination plays a role in a rare, genetic disorder of the immune system. In a Q&A, John Arnst interviews biochemist Michael Wolfgang of Johns Hopkins University about his work in lipid metabolism. There also is an essay from a scientist who describes his battle with alcoholism. As always, the magazine offers a variety of stories, such as journal news, member updates and perspectives.


Journal News

Planning to publish research funded by Wellcome Trust?

You can submit to any ASBMB journal with confidence. The Journal of Biological Chemistry , Journal of Lipid Research and Molecular & Cellular Proteomics comply with the funder's publisher requirements .

JBC Minireview Compendium now available

This year's Minireview compendium offers a brand-new selection of 37 reviews summarizing the current state of knowledge on a wide range of topics. These themes range from the newest insights into intrinsically disordered proteins, leading-edge technologies to probe the biochemistry of cells, to the intriguing role of metals in enzymes. 


Member News

Lippard earns Welch award

Stephen J. Lippard , the Arthur Amos Noyes professor of chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a recipient of the  Robert A. Welch Award  in Chemistry.

Gordon receives Beering Award

Jeffrey I. Gordon , the Dr. Robert J. Glaser distinguished university professor and director of the Center for Genome Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, received the Stephen C. Beering Award  from the Indiana University School of Medicine for his research on the human microbiome.

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