NSF foreign influence probes net nearly two dozen
Blotter

NSF foreign influence probes net nearly two dozen

By Sarina Neote
Meanwhile, feds charge Ohio State researcher with fraud and drop theft charges against Emory professor.
Journal News

From the journals: MCP

Researchers identify acetylation sites in a coronavirus, find that deamidation is rife in the immunopeptidome and explore the role of CEP5 in plants’ tolerance of drought. Read about these new papers in the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics.
From the journals: MCP

News and Ideas

Time for a new model of data disclosure?
Life in the Lab

Time for a new model of data disclosure?

July 15, 2020

Ken Hallenbeck asserts that a flood of scientific papers related to the pandemic provides an opportunity to review core assumptions of the modern publication model.

2020 ASBMB election results
Member News

2020 ASBMB election results

July 14, 2020

Learn about the new members of the Council, Nominating Committee and Publications Committee.

From the journals: JBC
Journal News

From the journals: JBC

July 14, 2020

A metal ion that transforms tau. A new target to take out cancer cells. One substitution that abolishes enzyme allostery. Read about recent papers on these topics and more in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Bjornsti, Justement begin FASEB terms, and other member news
Member News

Bjornsti, Justement begin FASEB terms, and other member news

July 13, 2020

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

COVID-19 retractions show that the science is working as it should
Life in the Lab

COVID-19 retractions show that the science is working as it should

July 12, 2020

Severe scrutiny of two major papers, including one about the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine, is part of science's normal process of self-correction, explains Mark R. O’Brian.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 12, 2020

Use this list to get your ducks a in a row!

In the future, lab mice will live in computer chips, not cages
Life in the Lab

In the future, lab mice will live in computer chips, not cages

July 11, 2020

As COVID-19 shuttered laboratories across the U.S., many researchers were forced to euthanize the animals they study. Lindsay Gray, a rodent surgeon in an animal research lab that faced this dilemma, argues here there is a safer, more effective way.

Fall internships in industry
Jobs

Fall internships in industry

July 10, 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are still looking for interns with all levels of experience.

Proteomics reveals hallmarks of aging in brain stem cells
Journal News

Proteomics reveals hallmarks of aging in brain stem cells

July 09, 2020

Early in adulthood, the brain regenerates lost myelin effectively, but remyelination falters with age. Researchers seek to understand why — and what the change may mean for people with multiple sclerosis.

Meet Our Contributors

Sarina Neote
Sarina Neote
Gerald Hart
Gerald Hart
Anand Rao
Anand Rao
Benjamin Corb
Benjamin Corb
Bill would reform NSF and plant innovation hubs nationwide
Sarina Neote

Science Policy Manager

The Endless Frontier Act would rename, add a directorate to and pump up to $100 billion in new funding into the agency. It also would fix the uneven distribution of jobs and capital concentrated now in just a few cities. Read More

The ASBMB has done a lot to benefit science and our field
Gerald Hart

ASBMB President

Jerry Hart, the ASBMB’s outgoing president, looks back at two years of big changes and advances at the society and in science. Read More

From the journals: JBC
Anand Rao

Science Communicator

A metal ion that transforms tau. A new target to take out cancer cells. One substitution that abolishes enzyme allostery. Read about recent papers on these topics and more in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Read More

When leaders choose self-interest over science, the consequences are deadly
Benjamin Corb

Director of Public Affairs

As a result of the Trump administration’s actions and inaction, Ben Corb writes, the U.S. was late to adopt a testing protocol to help track and slow the spread of COVID-19. Read More

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