From the journals: MCP
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From the journals: MCP

By Chloe Kirk
Analysis of large samples of proteins just got an upgrade. Read about the latest breakthroughs in proteomics in these papers from the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics.
Essay

All alone in a crowd

Group social events can help with team building, but they also can do the opposite.
All alone in a crowd

News and Ideas

ASBMB weighs in on NIH diversity prize
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ASBMB weighs in on NIH diversity prize

Aug. 11, 2022

Society recommends that the agency reward underresourced institutions, among other guidance.

The life of an international postdoc
Essay

The life of an international postdoc

Aug. 10, 2022

From handling immigration to acquiring funding, Himanshi Bhatia offers a brief account of her experiences as a J-1 visa holder.

The CHIPS and Science Act becomes law
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The CHIPS and Science Act becomes law

Aug. 9, 2022

The ASBMB advocated for provisions within that support the STEM workforce and R&D.

Is location everything?
Journal News

Is location everything?

Aug. 9, 2022

A lab at the University of Illinois Chicago develops site-specific tools to probe the cellular function of cholesterol.

Did gonorrhea give us grandparents?
News

Did gonorrhea give us grandparents?

Aug. 9, 2022

UC San Diego researchers track evolution of gene variant that supports cognitive health in older humans but may have first emerged to protect against bacteria.

NAS elects 2022 members
Member News

NAS elects 2022 members

Aug. 8, 2022

Nine of the new members also belong to the ASBMB.

In memoriam: Thomas R. Tephly
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Thomas R. Tephly

Aug. 8, 2022

He was a toxicology and glucuronidation researcher and a member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology for almost 50 years.

Why researchers are studying menstrual blood
News

Why researchers are studying menstrual blood

Aug. 7, 2022

Some scientists are challenging the conventional view that menstrual effluent is merely a waste product.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 7, 2022

Just added: Survey of STEM women about undergrad experiences, new deadline for epigenetics meeting abstracts, on-demand webinar about NIH early-career reviewer program, and several virtual seminars.

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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

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

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