Collins honored by Sigma Xi; Marnett steps down as dean
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Collins honored by Sigma Xi; Marnett steps down as dean

By ASBMB Today Staff
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
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From cows to COVID: The spooky origins of vaccines

Vaccination arose in the 18th century during a frenzied period of trial and error, in which many didn't survive a trip to the doctor. If you squint a little, it looks a lot like the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak.
From cows to COVID: The spooky origins of vaccines

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Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Nov. 28, 2021

Happening this week: Abstracts for #ASBMB2022 at EB are due. The Lipid Research Division Seminar Series continues. And so much more!

How a tiny pet store fish became the center of neuroscience research
News

How a tiny pet store fish became the center of neuroscience research

Nov. 27, 2021

The tropical zebrafish is used extensively in genetics, neuroscience and development labs worldwide.

Science is a human endeavor
Essay

Science is a human endeavor

Nov. 26, 2021

The author learned some difficult and important lessons when he decided to pursue errors in a Nobel laureate’s work.

‘Fatty retina’: A root cause of vision loss in diabetes?
Lipid News

‘Fatty retina’: A root cause of vision loss in diabetes?

Nov. 25, 2021

Abnormalities of lipid metabolism are common in diabetes, so the authors reasoned that the retina might switch its programming in response to an abundance of fuel.

From the journals: MCP
Journal News

From the journals: MCP

Nov. 24, 2021

What’s the role of CD151 in triple-negative breast cancer? How similar are nonstructural proteins between coronavirus homologs? What proteins are candidates for targeting oral cancer?

Flipping the switch
Journal News

Flipping the switch

Nov. 23, 2021

Researchers identify a structural bond that allows a key protein complex to regulate the mTORC1 nutrient-sensing pathway.

Baltimore wins special Lasker; Markussen scholarship
Member News

Baltimore wins special Lasker; Markussen scholarship

Nov. 22, 2021

Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.

In memoriam: Alexander Glazer
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Alexander Glazer

Nov. 22, 2021

A renowned biochemist and environmentalist, Glazer died July 18. He was 86.

ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Nov. 22, 2021

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed 79 new members in August.

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World Heart Day 2021

This year, the global campaign for World Heart Day is based on three key pillars: equity, prevention and community. Read More

Breastfeeding Awareness Month 2021

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness month. Here we highlight research related to breast milk that has been published recently in ASBMB journals. Read More

From pigeon guano to the brain

Exploring the journey of the deadly fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans (and its less widespread but still quite serious cousin C. gattii). Read More

How to write a killer abstract in 10 sentences
Bill Sullivan

Showalter Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology

You want to tell a story by framing your scientific study as an irresistible mystery. Read More

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