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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.

The silent toll of unpromotable work

The silent toll of unpromotable work

By Courtney Chandler

Extra commitments are everywhere in academia. Many take time and effort but do not advance a faculty member’s career.

Member spotlight
Denise Okafor

Denise Okafor, an assistant professor at Pennsylvania State University, has been awarded the 2023 Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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In-person Conference

CoA and CoA-derivatives

Abstract deadline: June 20

Aug. 16–18 | This conference will provide a forum where academic and industrial investigators from heterogeneous fields can exchange ideas and challenge the framework of our current understanding of the role of CoA and its derivatives in all aspects of health, disease and bioscience.

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Finding the funds: Private funding and training opportunities

Finding the funds: Private funding and training opportunities

June 14 | Discover the many ways you can get funded by the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and Alzheimer’s Association and learn more about their mission, relevant programs and training opportunities. More

LGBTQ+ in STEM advocacy: Then and now

LGBTQ+ in STEM advocacy: Then and now

June 27 | Panelists will discuss their career journeys as LGBTQ+ scientists and advocacy opportunities for supporting the rights of members of the LGBTQ+ STEM community at both the state and federal level. More