Proteomics reveals hallmarks of aging in brain stem cells
Journal News

Proteomics reveals hallmarks of aging in brain stem cells

By Laurel Oldach
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.
Hobbies

Arrowhead hunting with Jackie Corbin

This Throwback Thursday we revisit an interview with Jackie Corbin, an emeritus professor of molecular physiology and biophysics at Vanderbilt University who goes hunting for arrowheads almost every week.
Arrowhead hunting with Jackie Corbin

News and Ideas

F(i/u)nding your next hypothesis
Life in the Lab

F(i/u)nding your next hypothesis

July 08, 2020

Two veteran research scientists share their strategies for developing new ideas.

U.S. seeks to kick out and ban foreign students
Blotter

U.S. seeks to kick out and ban foreign students

July 08, 2020

Harvard and MIT sue government to stop rule change targeting F-1 and M-1 visa holders at or heading to institutions offering only online courses this fall because of COVID-19.

Ocean virus hijacks carbon-storing bacteria
Journal News

Ocean virus hijacks carbon-storing bacteria

July 07, 2020

A Journal of Biological Chemistry paper reports that these minuscule interactions could have ripple effects on global carbon dioxide levels.

Leadership on the cutting edge
Profile

Leadership on the cutting edge

July 06, 2020

Toni Antalis, the ASBMB’s new president, talks about reopening her lab after COVID-19 closures, how she’s repurposing anthrax toxins to fight cancer and the most interesting book she has read lately.

Enyenihi wins Emory chemistry award; Miesenböck shares Shaw Prize
Member News

Enyenihi wins Emory chemistry award; Miesenböck shares Shaw Prize

July 06, 2020

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

Coronavirus coverage and the silencing of female expertise
Diversity

Coronavirus coverage and the silencing of female expertise

July 05, 2020

With male voices dominating the pandemic narrative, female scientists are lamenting the loss of diverse perspectives.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 05, 2020

New this week: Three #ASBMB2020 virtual events, ASBMB Lipid Research Division virtual presentations, PALM network deadline, webinar on safely reopening amid COVID-19, and a SABER virtual meeting.

CRISPR nanoparticles are the next big hope in Alzheimer’s disease treatments
News

CRISPR nanoparticles are the next big hope in Alzheimer’s disease treatments

July 04, 2020

Nearly 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease without solid treatment options.

This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

July 04, 2020

A delicious pudding, a soothing TV series, a delightful earworm and more. Find out what the ASBMB staff has been enjoying lately.

Meet Our Contributors

Courtney Chandler
Courtney Chandler
Melissa Vaught
Melissa Vaught
Martina G. Efeyini
Martina G. Efeyini
Alyson Smith
Alyson Smith
A year in regulatory affairs
Courtney Chandler

Careers Columnist

Industry careers columnist Courtney Chandler talked with Kendra Seckinger about her first year as an associate program manager of regulatory affairs at the biotechnology company Genentech. Read More

We’re going to need a bigger network

Networks hold considerable value and power, even in seemingly innocuous actions, Melissa Vaught writes, so we should pay close attention to who is in our networks and work to make them more inclusive. Read More

Science inreach: why building connections as scientists matters
Martina G. Efeyini

Careers Columnist

Our careers columnist talked with Lou Woodley, director of the Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement, to learn what it takes to be a scientific community engagement manager. Read More

Ants in the lab

Take a peek inside the labs of Danny Reinberg and Shelley Berger, who use ants to study the role of epigenetics and gene expression in behavior and aging. Read More

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