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November 2016

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RETROSPECTIVE
Howard K. Schachman (1918 – 2016)

FEATURE
The odyssey of autophagy

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Tips for getting a career-development award

Announcements


ASBMB News

ASBMB Today December 2016

The cover story for this issue is about autophagy. John Arnst, ASBMB’s science writer, describes how Yoshinori Ohsumi’s work on the process, for which he won this year’s Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, has opened up new avenues of investigation in cell and molecular biology. There is also a retrospective about Howard K. Schachman, a renowned biochemist and a leader in science policy. As always, the magazine offers a variety of stories, such as journal news, member updates and perspectives.

ASBMB Today November 2016

The cover story for this issue, written by John Arnst, details the pitfalls in trying to establish a baseline testosterone level in elite women athletes. There also is a special section that describes all the exciting programming scheduled for the next ASBMB annual meeting. The abstract submission deadline for the meeting is Nov. 17. As always, the magazine offers a variety of stories, such as journal news, member updates and essays.


Journal News

Bad cholesterol carrier: visualization technique reveals unusual shape

The Journal of Lipid Research has a video illustrating a new paper about the structure of very low-density lipoproteins. The research team used a new technique called IPET to create the visualizations. 

Submit to ASBMB journals directly from bioRxivASBMB journals always have accepted manuscripts previously posted on preprint servers. Now, authors can submit to bioRxiv and an ASBMB journal simultaneously.

Member News

Hunt and Bertozzi receive ACS National Awards

Donald F. Hunt, professor of chemistry and pathology at the University of Virginia, and Carolyn R. Bertozzi, the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass professor of chemistry and professor of chemical and systems biology and radiology at Stanford University, are two of the American Chemical Society’s 2017 National Award recipients

Felsenfeld wins Horwitz Prize

Columbia University announced that its top honor for achievement in biological and biochemical research, the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize , this year went to Gary Felsenfeld of the National Institutes of Health. Felsenfeld won the recognition along with Howard Cedar and Aharon Razin of the Hebrew University for their

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