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Career Insights NIH diversity chief
This month’s ASBMB Today contains a special section on diversity and inclusion in the life sciences. Check out some pointed words on the topic from members and affiliates, a Q&A with NIH’s top diversity officer and articles from underrepresented minority contributors who propose meaningful steps for increasing diversity and inclusion. Also see our feature about the Human Placenta Project, which aims to reveal what goes right and what goes wrong with the puzzling organ.
Marion Sewer, a national and international leader in the field of steroid hormone biosynthesis, passed away on Jan. 28, 2016, at the age of 43. Sewer was deputy chair of the ASBMB's minority affairs committee and co-organizer of a symposium at the forthcoming 2016 ASBMB Annual Meeting.
February 5, 2016 — In this thematic minireview series, the JBC presents six exciting articles on low complexity or intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs). This collection of reviews discusses biophysical approaches for studying IDPs, illuminates their importance to critical functions like cell cycle control, transcription and translation and their regulation via cellular input signals.
Read all of the articles in this series here
December 16, 2015 — The last decade has seen enormous progress in the exploration and understanding of the behavior of molecules in their natural cellular environments at increasingly high spatial and temporal resolution. Advances in microscopy, development of new fluorescent reagents, and genetic editing have enabled quantitative analysis of protein interactions, intracellular trafficking, metabolic changes, and signaling. Modern biochemistry now faces new and exciting challenges. This Thematic Series summarizes recent studies that illustrate some first steps towards successfully answering these modern biochemical questions.
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