Social stress can speed up immune system aging
News

Social stress can speed up immune system aging

By Eric Klopack
“People who experienced more stress had a lower proportion of ‘naïve’ T cells … They also have a larger proportion of ‘late differentiated’ T cells.”
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'Give yourself grace'

Our careers columnist interviewed Robyn Sellers about teaching and doing outreach through a science center.
'Give yourself grace'

News and Ideas

A youthful goal blocked by power failures
BMB in Africa

A youthful goal blocked by power failures

June 30, 2022

ASBMB member Isa Joseph Danladi faced challenges in his final research project at Kaduna State University in Nigeria.

A medical student with a community mindset
BMB in Africa

A medical student with a community mindset

June 29, 2022

Mustapha Aminu, an ASBMB member in Ghana, serves his community through creative problem-solving.

Discover BMB: A reimagining of our annual meeting
Annual Meeting

Discover BMB: A reimagining of our annual meeting

June 28, 2022

“Once leadership has made a decision, such as completely changing the context in which our annual meeting occurs, nothing is sacrosanct,” program planning committee co-chairs Karen Allen and Craig Cameron write.

Seeing what I become: An academic journey
BMB in Africa

Seeing what I become: An academic journey

June 28, 2022

“As the oldest child, I made up my mind to go to school and make it in life so I could take care of my parents and siblings.”

Intersectionality in STEM
Diversity

Intersectionality in STEM

June 27, 2022

Sometimes identity goes beyond race and gender, and that complexity can make feeling safe and part of our community challenging. But we can help.

2022 honor society inductees
Student Chapters

2022 honor society inductees

June 27, 2022

Chi Omega Lambda recognizes exceptional undergraduate juniors and seniors who are Student Chapter members.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 26, 2022

Coming up this week: Pride Twitter chat, webinar on NIH's ECR reviewers program, Lipid Research Division seminar, book club on gender equity and registration deadline for mass spec meeting.

Researchers unravel mysteries of puzzling bacterial signals in our blood
Feature

Researchers unravel mysteries of puzzling bacterial signals in our blood

June 25, 2022

'Goldilocks phenomenon' could be good or bad, depending on a range of factors.

Budgeting in grad school
Professional Development

Budgeting in grad school

June 24, 2022

Starting a Ph.D. program soon? Check out these tips from our academic careers columnist, who knows a thing or two about living on a stipend.

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The mechanism of the monkeypox antiviral
Laurel Oldach

Science Writer

As monkeypox becomes an international concern, interest grows in tecovirimat; this smallpox drug targets a structural protein that helps wrap the virus in a second lipid bilayer. Read More

ASBMB recommends boost to NIH base budget
Sarina Neote

Director of Public Affairs

In testimony, the society also made the case for NIGMS funds and sustaining the COBRE and INBRE programs. Read More

LGBT+ scientists face location limitations

“I feel like I do not have the freedom to choose where I go,” one scientist said. “To choose where I go, I would have to leave academic research.” Read More

ASBMB releases DEAI statement
Ciearra Smith

Manager of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs

"The society will uphold these core values of DEAI across all departments and committees — and support its members in their DEAI efforts at their respective institutions and out in the world," it says. Read More

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