Why we're not printing the April issue
Editor's Note

Why we're not printing the April issue

By Angela Hopp
One of the strangest things we ever did when I was in the newspaper business was print papers nobody would receive.
Interview

Serving societies and investigating viruses

Throwback Thursday: RNA virus expert Craig Cameron, who long has worked to increase minority representation within professional societies, is now a Journal of Biological Chemistry associate editor.
Serving societies and investigating viruses

News and Ideas

A small army of researchers races to build a coronavirus interactome
News

A small army of researchers races to build a coronavirus interactome

April 01, 2020

Scientists at eight institutions in the U.S. and Europe have used a protein interaction map to identify 69 drugs that might work against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Parkinson's  Awareness Month
Health Observance

Parkinson's Awareness Month

April 01, 2020

It is the second-most common progressive neurodegenerative disease, occurring in 1% of people over the age of 60 and in 5% of people over 85.

Multiomics meets antimalarials
Journal News

Multiomics meets antimalarials

March 31, 2020

Researchers in Australia use an innovative multiomics approach to analyze a new drug against malaria parasites.

From the journals: JLR
Journal News

From the journals: JLR

March 31, 2020

Topics include the role of HDL and Smo in inhibiting beta-cell apoptosis, lipid asymmetry in a plasma membrane and apolipoproteins and dementia risk.

Researchers retool genomics labs to provide COVID-19 testing
News

Researchers retool genomics labs to provide COVID-19 testing

March 30, 2020

The pipetting robots are already in place, but that doesn’t make it easy. Here's how academic laboratories are quickly pivoting to provide testing for the coronavirus.

Research on a budget
Essay

Research on a budget

March 30, 2020

As a professor at a small university, Peter Lyons has developed ways of reaching his research goals with limited funding, and he shares some of them here.

Protein society awards; Parise named dean; remembering Bud Patterson
Member News

Protein society awards; Parise named dean; remembering Bud Patterson

March 30, 2020

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

Closing in on the new coronavirus
News

Closing in on the new coronavirus

March 29, 2020

The eye-catching spikes sticking out from the surface of SARS-CoV-2 may inspire new ways to prevent or treat COVID-19 infections.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

March 29, 2020

New this week: virtual poster presentations for #ASBMB2020, webinar on research security, and more.

Meet Our Contributors

Elizabeth Stivison
Elizabeth Stivison
Ana Maria Barral
Ana Maria Barral
Laurel Oldach
Laurel Oldach
John Arnst
John Arnst
Making the leap: How do PIs start their own labs?
Elizabeth Stivison

Careers Columnist

Careers columnist Elizabeth Stivison talked to PIs to learn how they started their labs — from where their ideas came from to the logistics of transitioning from postdoc to prof. Read More

Online teaching quick and dirty: COVID-19 edition
Ana Maria Barral

Associate Professor

An experienced teacher of online and face-to-face courses, Ana Maria Barral offers tips for those thrust into online education by school closures in response to the novel coronavirus. Read More

What makes remdesivir a promising antiviral?
Laurel Oldach

Science Writer

Clinical trials around the world are testing remdesivir, a nucleotide analog, for possible effects against the novel coronavirus. We asked some experts what makes the molecule interesting. Read More

Could an old malaria drug help fight the new coronavirus?
John Arnst

Science Writer

Researchers in China have confirmed that two drugs can inhibit replication of the novel coronavirus as new cases appear daily. Read More

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