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2000   GENOME DYNAMICS: DNA REPLICATION, REPAIR AND RECOMBINATION
2001   DNA Structure and Topology
2002   DNA Replication 
2003   DNA Polymerases, Replicases and Replisomes
2004   DNA Damage
2005   DNA Repair
2006   DNA Recombination
2007   Telomeres and Telomerase
     
2020   CHROMATIN STRUCTURE AND GENE EXPRESSION
2021   Chromosomes
2022   Chromatin Structure, Remodeling and Assembly
2023   Epigenetic Modifications of DNA and RNA
2024   Histone Modifications
2025   Transcriptional Assemblies and Mechanisms
2026   Transcriptional Regulation
2027   Transcriptomics
2028   Riboswitches
     
2040   RNA: PROCESSING, TRANSPORT, AND REGULATORY MECHANISMS
2041   RNA Polymerases
2042   RNA Binding Proteins
2043   RNA Structure, Folding, and Dynamics
2044   Non-coding RNAs
2045   CRISPR: Methods and Applications
2046   RNA Processing and Editing
2047   Catalytic RNA
2048   RNA Turnover 
2049   RNA Transport and Localization
     
2060   PROTEIN CHEMISTRY, SYNTHESIS AND TURNOVER 
2061   Ribosomes
2062   Mechanisms and Regulation of Protein Synthesis
2063   tRNA and tRNA Synthetases
2064   Protein Interactions and Binding
2065   Protein Modifications
2066   Protein Structure and Biophysics
2067   Protein Folding and Chaperones
2068   Protein Dynamics and Fluctuations
2069   Protein Misfolding and Aggregation
2070   Intrinsically Disordered Proteins and Amyloids
2071   Protein Turnover and Quality Control
2072   Ubiquitin Pathway and Targeting
2073   Proteasomes: Structure and Regulation
2074   Proteolytic Enzymes and Inhibitors
     
2080   BIOMOLECULAR CATALYSIS
2081   Chemistry of Catalysis
2082   Enzyme Mechanisms, Kinetics and Energetics
2083   Structural Dynamics of Enzymes
2084   Enzyme Regulation and Allosterism
2085   Multienzyme Complexes
2086   Membrane Enzymes
2087   Cytochrome P450
2088   Enzyme Inhibitors and Drug Design
     
2100   CHEMICAL BIOLOGY, DRUG DISCOVERY AND BIOANALYTICAL METHODS
2101   Drug Screening and Development
2102   Chemical Biology of Natural Products and Small Molecules
2103   Chemical Biology of Nucleic Acids 
2104   Chemical Probes, Biosensors and Biomarkers
2105   Protein and Peptide Chemistry
2106   Protein Engineering and Design
2107   Protein-Small Molecule Interactions
2108   Bioanalytical and Biophysical Methods
2109   Nanotechnology
     
2120   SYSTEMS BIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS
2121   Nucleic Acids Sequencing
2122   Microarray Technologies
2123   siRNA, shRNA and CRISPR Technologies
2124   Genomics
2125   Transcriptomics
2126   Pharmacogenomics and Toxicogenomics
2127   Proteomics 
2128   Global Covalent Modifications
2129   Metabolomics
2130   Systems Biology and Regulatory Networks
2131   Computational Algorithms and Mathematical Biology
     
2140   SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION AND CELLULAR REGULATION
2141   Growth Factor and Cytokine Signaling
2142   Hormone and Nuclear Hormone Signaling
2143   Plant Hormones and Signaling
2144   Extracellular Matrix and Cell Signaling
2145   G proteins and Small GTPases
2146   Protein Kinases
2147   Phosphatases
2148   Ion Channels
2149   Calcium
2150   Cyclic Nucleotides
2151   Inositol Phosphates
2152   Nitric Oxide
2153   Redox Signaling
2154   Protease Signaling Pathways
2155   Apoptosis and Cell Death
2156   Cell Stress and Xenobiotics
2157   Allosteric Control of Signaling Pathways
2158   Signaling Integration and Crossregulation
2159   Spatiotemporal Control of Signaling
2160   Cell Motility and Migration 
2161   Cell Cycle Control and Proliferation
2162   Checkpoint Mechanisms
2163   Mitosis and Cytokinesis
2164   Tumor Suppressors and Tumor Drivers
2165   Cancer Signaling and Therapeutics
2166   Mechanisms of Aging
2167   Neurobiology and Neuronal Signaling
2168   Immunity
2169   Targeted Therapies and New Targets for Drug Discovery
     
2180   MICROBIAL SYSTEMS AND PARASITOLOGY
2181   Bacterial Communication 
2182   Microbe-Host Interactions
2183   Plant-Microbe Interactions
2184   Parasite Life Cycle
2185   Parasite-Host Interactions
2186   Antibiotic Resistance
2187   Antibacterial Targets and Drug Discovery
2188   Microbiomes
2189   Gut Microbiomes
     
2200   METABOLISM AND BIOENERGETICS
2201   Metabolic Networks and Regulation
2202   Amino Acid Metabolism
2203   Nucleotide Metabolism
2204   Plant Metabolism and Biosynthetic Pathways
2205   Energy metabolism, oxidative phosphorylation
2206   Oxidative Stress and Reactive Oxygen 
2207   Metabolism and Aging
2208   Metabolism and Cancer
2209   Metabolism and Neurodegeneration
2210   Metabolism and Nutrition
2211   Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome 
     
2220   LIPIDS AND MEMBRANES
2221   Glycerol Lipids
2222   Sterols
2223   Eicosanoids
2224   Sphingolipids
2225   Plant Lipids
2226   Biofuels
2227   Lipid Metabolizing Enzymes
2228   Regulation of Lipid Metabolism
2229   Lipidomics
2230   Lipid Signaling
2231   Lipids and Inflammation
2232   Lipid Storage and Trafficking
2233   Membrane Structure, Function and Assembly
2234   Membrane Proteins and Lipid Interactions
2235   Lipid Domains and Lipid Rafts
2236   Membrane Transport and Channels
     
2240   CELL AND ORGANELLE DYNAMICS
2241   Organelle Structure and Biogenesis
2242   Vesicle Trafficking and Cargo
2243   Nuclear Dynamics
2244   Endoplasmic Reticulum
2245   Mitochondria in Health and Disease
2246   Diseases of Organelle Malfunction
2247   Cytoskeletal Structure and Dynamics
     
2260   GLYCANS AND GLYCOBIOLOGY
2261   Glycan Chemistry and Structure
2262   Glycan Function and Control Mechanisms
2263   Glycans and Cell Recognition
2264   Plant Glycobiology
2265   Microbial/Viral Glycobiology
2266   Glycosyltransferases and Hydrolases
2267   Protein-Glycan Interactions
2268   Glycans in Development and Disease
2269   Glycan Biotechnology and Drug Development
     
2300   ASBMB EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2301   Career Development Plans and Opportunities for Undergrads, Grad Students, and Postdocs
2302   Career Outlook for Hiring and Promotion in Academia
2303   Careers Inside Academia
2304   Careers Outside Academia
2305   Education and Professional Development – All Other
2306   Engaging Students in STEM Learning
2307   Enrollment and Retention for STEM Students of All Backgrounds
2308   Expanding Undergraduate Research Opportunities
2309   Flipping Classrooms and Research Labs
2310   Graduate Education
2311   Handling Visa and Immigration Issues for STEM Students
2312   Improving STEM Transfer Student Success
2313   Interdisciplinary Education Concept Inventories
2314   Laboratory Courses
2315   Large-Enrollment Courses
2316   Learning Tools in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Undergraduate Education
2317   Medical and Dental Education
2318   Mentoring and Networking for Success
2319   Mentoring Junior Faculty Towards Tenure and Promotion
2320   Navigating the Academic and Employment Pipeline for Foreign STEM Students
2321   New Tools in Online Education
2322   Undergraduate Education
2323   Using Electronic Tools to Revamp the Research Workspace: e-notebooks, archiving data and beyond
2324   Using Social Media as a Tool for Student Success