The visa voyage
Feature

The visa voyage

International scientists fight through red tape and regulations for a chance to train and work in the U.S.
Interview

The quest to treat and cure xerostomia

Blake Warner, chief of the Salivary Disorders Unit at the NIH talks about his lab’s efforts to develop treatments for dry mouth.
The quest to treat and cure xerostomia

News and Ideas

AAAS names fellows
Member News

AAAS names fellows

July 22, 2024

Sixteen ASBMB members are among the scientists honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

The best of both worlds
Interview

The best of both worlds

July 22, 2024

Blake Warner is chief of the Salivary Disorders Unit and the Sjögren's disease clinic at the NIH.

In memoriam: Maxine Singer
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Maxine Singer

July 22, 2024

She was a revolutionary molecular biologist, National Medal of Science recipient, federal health official and inclusion advocate.

There's more to blue cheese than just the stench
News

There's more to blue cheese than just the stench

July 21, 2024

Virginia Tech researchers discovered a way to synthesize a compound in the mold of blue cheese that has antibacterial and anticancer properties.

Upcoming opportunities
Announcement

Upcoming opportunities

July 21, 2024

Attend this week's webinar on returning to work after time off for caregiving. Reminder: Submit your "Molecular motifs" art contest entry by Aug. 1!

Engineering cells to broadcast their behavior can help scientists study their inner workings
News

Engineering cells to broadcast their behavior can help scientists study their inner workings

July 20, 2024

Researchers can use waves to transmit signals from the invisible processes and dynamics underlying how cells make decisions.

There is no ‘one weird trick’: A look into the life sciences job-seeking landscape
Jobs

There is no ‘one weird trick’: A look into the life sciences job-seeking landscape

July 19, 2024

Daniela Sharma, who has taught college students about careers and worked as a recruiter in the life sciences, shares some advice.

From the journals: JBC
Journal News

From the journals: JBC

July 19, 2024

Lung cancer cells resist ferroptosis. ORMDL3 in ulcerative colitis. Novel genetic variants in thyroid cancer. Read about these recent papers.

'Challenging membrane' researcher wins Tabor award
Award

'Challenging membrane' researcher wins Tabor award

July 18, 2024

Hannah Kondolf and her colleagues developed a system that activates gasdermin proteins in an efficient and equivalent manner and showed differences in two gasdermins.

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Emmett Smith
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Naushin Raheema
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Minh Bui
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Bill Sullivan
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Meet the 2024 SOC grant awardees
Emmett Smith

These five science outreach and communication projects each receive up to $1,000 from the ASBMB to help promote the understanding of life at a molecular level. Read More

Cardiolipin helps fruit flies take flight
Naushin Raheema

Researchers at New York University have found that this long-lived phospholipid may underlie the insect’s extraordinary wing strength. Read More

Seeking refuge in science
Minh Bui

“Be it our racial background, upbringing or gender, diversity helps advance science by filling in gaps,” Minh Bui writes. “Each person alone is not equipped to address every question.” Read More

The art of communicating science: An interview with Beth Malow
Bill Sullivan

Showalter Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology

This Vanderbilt University professor believes productive conversations stem from a simple formula – get curious, not furious. Read More

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