April 27–30, 2021 | Virtual

2021 ASBMB Annual Meeting

Check out the full schedule of sessions, interest groups, workshops and more.

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.

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Journal of Biological Chemistry

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

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Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

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

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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.

ASBMB Today
A celebration of our other genome: Mitochondrial DNA

A celebration of our other genome: Mitochondrial DNA

By Elizabeth Stivison

The genes in human mtDNA encode some essential components of the electron transport chain, as well as a set of tRNAs and ribosomal RNAs necessary for protein synthesis.

Member spotlight
Emily Derbyshire

Emily Derbyshire, an assistant professor of chemistry at Duke University, has been awarded a 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship.

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Virtual event

Resiliency and wellness networking event

May 6, 2021 | 4–5 p.m. EDT

How do you cope with pressure? What are some tools for overcoming setbacks? These are questions that arise throughout a career, whether one is an undergraduate in a first science course or a senior researcher and scholar. This event will give participants an opportunity to reflect on and share their own challenges and strategies they have found successful (and unsuccessful) in developing resilience.

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Other upcoming events
Protonic bioenergetics and action potential

Protonic bioenergetics and action potential

May 11, 18 & 25, 2021 More

Teaching science with big data

Teaching science with big data

June 20–25 | Submit an abstract and register for this series of workshops for faculty who would like to get started teaching science with open source big data applications. Participants are not expected to have expertise in computer programming. More