ASBMB Fellows

Nominations are being accepted for the society's highest honor.

Herbert Tabor (1918–2020)

The longtime editor-in-chief of the Journal of Biological Chemistry was a beloved figure in the field.

2020 election
Nicole Woitowich

"The ASBMB has been an integral part of my career path, providing me with the resources, tools, and professional network to succeed — first as a trainee, and now as a professional."

Hao Wu

"I am delighted to be a long term member of ASBMB, which not only represents the core disciplines in my research but also helps me to stay connected with the field at large. It is a wonderful resource for all of us researchers and educators."

Joseph Chaney

"I am a member of the ASBMB because of the community the society provides along with a wealth of knowledge and resources."

Robert Haltiwanger

"I’ve been a member of ASBMB since I was a graduate student in the 1980’s. I’ve always been fascinated by molecular mechanisms of biological processes, and this is the best place to learn more about that. ASBMB is my scientific home."

ASBMB journals

The ASBMB's three prestigious journals offer a platform for your research with the benefit of editorial feedback, fast turnaround and open access.

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Journal of Biological Chemistry

JBC publishes high-quality science that seeks to elucidate the molecular and cellular basis of biological processes.

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Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

MCP showcases cutting-edge advances in proteomics, metabolomics and bioinformatics.

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Journal of Lipid Research

JLR is the most cited journal devoted to lipids in the world, focusing on the science of lipids in health and disease.

ASBMB Today
Rodents in space Keeping bone and muscle strong on the ISS

Rodents in space Keeping bone and muscle strong on the ISS

By Amber Dance

Researchers helped mice stay mighty with an experiment to counter the effects of microgravity. The gene treatment might also enhance muscle and bone health on Earth — and in humans.

Member spotlight
Cigall Kadoch

Congratulations to Cigall Kadoch, an assistant professor at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, on being awarded the 2020 American Association for Cancer Research Award for Outstanding Achievement in Basic Cancer Research.

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Virtual event

Addressing imposter fears at any career stage

Sept. 24 | 2 p.m. EDT

Internal feelings of self-doubt and questioning one’s abilities are not uncommon in high-pressure, high-achieving environments like STEM research. Whether established or just starting out in their career, anyone can experience imposter fears, and these fears can be detrimental to one’s well-being if left unchecked. Join scientists from across career stages for a panel discussion on how they recognized their imposter fears and what strategies they employed to overcome them.

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On-demand virtual events
Seeing 20/20: Lipids, lipid-soluble molecules and metabolism in the eye

Seeing 20/20: Lipids, lipid-soluble molecules and metabolism in the eye

In this special Journal of Lipid Research webinar, three experts highlight topics related to lipids and lipid metabolism in the eye. More

Shaping the Narrative: Effective science communication in the COVID-19 era

Shaping the Narrative: Effective science communication in the COVID-19 era

A panel discussion about how scientists can use their credibility and critical thinking to cut through the noise and guide the national COVID-19 dialogue. More