2020 Annual Meeting virtual content

Watch live research talks in our free virtual spotlight sessions, explore poster galleries and watch recorded poster presentations, and chat with the presenters in our themed Twitter discussions.

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."

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."

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2020 Annual Meeting

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.

More than skin-deep

More than skin-deep

By Nathalie Gerassimov

Researchers in Korea have found a novel bacterial lipase structure that may lead to new treatments for acne.

Member spotlight
Namandjé Bumpus

Congratulations to Namandjé Bumpus on her appointment as chair of the department of pharmacology and molecular sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Virtual event

Noncoding RNAs — Structure, biogenesis and function

June 4 | 10–11 a.m. EDT

The presentations in this virtual event will explore different types of noncoding RNAs, their structures and the effects they have on gene expression.

ASBMB Webinars
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

COVID-19 interruptions to NIH research

COVID-19 interruptions to NIH research

Understanding the funding implications and relief options of the recently passed CARES Act for the scientific community. More