April 2, 2013 — In this month’s issue of ASBMB Today, the third installment of our personal essay series, “Derailed But Undeterred,” is by Aditi S. Iyengar, who writes candidly about the highs and lows of graduate school. You’ll also find the second part in our two-part coverage of the society’s annual award winners. Our cover story reviews what is known about the molecular underpinnings of Alzheimer’s disease and offers perspectives from two women caring for their declining mothers. In an online exclusive article, contributor Connor Bamford talks to scientists studying triple-negative breast cancer, an area of research that will be given special attention at the ASBMB annual meeting later this month. Read the April issue.