March 4, 2013 — In the March issue of ASBMB Today, the second installment of our personal essay series, “Derailed but Undeterred,” is by Martha Lewis, who fled Sierra Leone as a child and now is pursuing a career as a physician–scientist. You’ll also find the first part in our two-part coverage of the society’s annual award winners. Look for others in the April issue. In the minority affairs column, Squire J. Booker writes about making careers in science accessible for those with disabilities. And we have news items from the ASBMB journals. Read the March issue.