JBC names new editor-in-chief

Alex Toker will begin his five-year term Oct. 1.

Sonia Flores

"The ASBMB has always been a pioneer in issues of diversity and inclusion and recently, on issues of sexual harassment in STEM academic fields. I am immensely proud to be part of this community."

Parmvir Bahia

"I really appreciate that the ASBMB does more than offer support for traditional career paths. From science policy to outreach and science communication, members have the opportunity to learn from experienced staff using platforms that make these resources increasingly more accessible."

Odutayo Odunuga

"Being a member of the ASBMB provides you with tremendous challenges, opportunities and resources to grow as a professional."

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.


Journal of Biological Chemistry

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


Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

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


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.

US travel bans: Bizarre and ruthless

US travel bans: Bizarre and ruthless

By Valerio Francioni

Continuing travel restrictions have prevented the author and thousands of other international scholars from seeing their families for a year and a half.

Member spotlight
Terri Goss Kinzy

Terri Goss Kinzy, chair of the ASBMB Public Affairs Advisory Committee, has been appointed president of Illinois State University.

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Virtual conference

Emerging roles of the nucleolus

Oct. 6–9, 2021

This unique meeting will bring together scientists who focus on nucleolar structure and function, but with diverse research perspectives and approaches, to facilitate a wide-ranging discussion and an in-depth exploration of the subject from many angles. Submit an abstract and take advantage of early registration rates before Aug. 31.

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Other upcoming events
Serine proteases in pericellular proteolysis and signaling

Serine proteases in pericellular proteolysis and signaling

Oct. 28–30 | This conference brings together the leading researchers in the field of pericellular proteolysis and provides them with a forum to present their latest findings, exchange ideas and technologies, and network to form collaborations. More

Lipid Research Division Seminar Series

Lipid Research Division Seminar Series

Monthly presentations from young researchers highlighting their recent work in the field of lipids. Hosted by the ASBMB's Lipid Research Division. More