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March 2019

Cover of the current issue of ASBMB Today

Researchers on the rise

Phyllis Hanson

IMAGE workshop


  • Annual Meeting attendees flying in on Friday and Saturday can save some time by picking up their badges at the Orlando airport. Look for the EB booth at baggage claim (carousel 24, B side). Badges will also be available for pickup at the Convention Center Friday–Tuesday.

  • This year's winners of the Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award have been announced! These researchers were selected for their work as first authors of outstanding JBC papers published in 2018. Learn more about the winners here!

  • ASBMB awards 10 grants of $500 per year to fund outreach activities (new or existing) for individual student chapters. Submit your proposal by April 16. Find out more.


ASBMB Today March 2019

As we gear up for the ASBMB’s annual meeting, meet 14 early-career investigators who will speak at special symposia hosted by the society’s three journals. Also in this month’s issue, an interview with Phyllis Hanson, a JBC associate editor, and a personal essay about the benefits of the IMAGE grant-writing workshop.

ASBMB Today February 2019

After a 10-year decline in transfusions and donations, the goal of generating universal blood may be making a comeback; we look at the business and science of blood types in this month’s issue. Also, annual meeting advice for undergrads and a Black History Month retrospective collection.
Read the February issue.

Journal News

Journal symposia at the ASBMB Annual Meeting

All of our journals will be hosting symposia at the ASBMB Annual Meeting in Orlando. These three sessions will feature talks from young investigators, including this year's winners of the JBC/Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award. Find more info in the meeting program .

Research highlights

What’s the link between chronic diabetes and cognitive decline? How does the body protect the liver during periods of fasting? Why do some pain drugs work in rodents but not in people? These and other questions are addressed in this roundup of papers published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the Journal of Lipid Research, and Molecular & Cellular Proteomics.

Member News

Remembering Thomas A. Steitz

Martin Schmeing and other former trainees remember the 2009 Nobel laureate, a giant in the field of structural biology who left a legacy of fundamental discoveries. Read the remembrances .

Learn about new council members and officers

ASBMB members have elected some new and some familiar faces to leadership positions. See the election results and find out more about the winners .

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