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November 2018

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Fighting flu

Meet Karen Fleming

Tweeting for rules


  • Submit your abstract for the 2019 ASBMB Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with Experimental Biology 2019, by Nov. 14. ASBMB members are eligible for travel awards.

  • This November, JBC's beloved editor-in-chief from 1971-2011 turns 100. Help us celebrate his achievements and contributions by posting your personal message or photos, or viewing those from others, here.

  • Join us for a webinar about obtaining funding for basic research from private foundations. Topics include: how to initiate and develop contacts with private foundations, how the application process differs from applications to federal agencies, and the opportunities, limitations, and challenges of securing funding. Register today


Save the dates: Upcoming Special Symposia

May 9–12: Evolution and Core Processes in Gene Expression July 25–28: Transforming Undergraduate Education in the Molecular Life Sciences Sept. 12–15: Membrane-Anchored Serine Proteases Oct. 24 –27 : Emerging Roles for the Nucleolus

ASBMB Today November 2018

In the November issue, we look at the future of fighting flu and the challenges of developing a universal vaccine. Also, a conversation with JBC Associate Editor Karen Fleming, some suggestions for NIH funding policies, and a PI in Israel crowdsources his lab manual on Twitter. Read the November issue .

Journal News

MCP Introduces Graphical Abstracts

Starting this month, get an easy visual grasp on articles in MCP with graphical abstracts! Three articles in the November issue feature graphical abstracts, highlights and synopses designed to help readers flag papers of interest quickly. Look for them in the TOC and on article pages .

Lipidomics community seeks harmony

In a recent position paper in the Journal of Lipid Research, scientists in the lipidomics community call for harmonization of approaches to blood plasma lipidomics. They hope the effort will move biomarkers discovered with mass spectrometry-based lipidomics toward clinical use. Read their recommendations  here .

Member News

ASBMB member Steitz wins Lasker lifetime achievement award

The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation announced today the recipients of the 2018 Lasker Awards. Among the four recipients was  Joan Steitz , a professor of biophysics and biochemistry at Yale University, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators and a member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular

Congratulations to our annual award winners!

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology this week named a dozen scientists the winners of its annual awards. The recipients will give talks about their work at the society's 2019 annual meeting, which will be held in conjunction with the Experimental Biology conference April 6–9 in Orlando.

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