Common psychotropic meds disrupt cholesterol synthesis in brain
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Common psychotropic meds disrupt cholesterol synthesis in brain

By Sneha Das
Mouse study explains why adults sometimes get misdiagnosed with rare syndrome that affects babies.
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Silva, Damo win diversity awards; Sonenberg named to hall of fame

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Silva, Damo win diversity awards; Sonenberg named to hall of fame

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In memoriam: Maria C. Linder
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Maria C. Linder

Jan. 30, 2023

She was a dedicated scientist and mentor at California State University, Fullerton and a member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology since 1984.

Could getting rid of old cells turn back the clock on aging?
Feature

Could getting rid of old cells turn back the clock on aging?

Jan. 29, 2023

Researchers are investigating medicines that selectively kill decrepit cells to promote healthy aging — but more work is needed before declaring them a fountain of youth.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Jan. 29, 2023

Happening this week: Early-bird registration deadline for #DiscoverBMB. Regular registration deadline for Deuel Conference on Lipids. The NIH's virtual grants conference. And two deadlines for ASBMB undergrads.

ASBMB lauds parts of defense authorization that bolster HBCUs
Blotter

ASBMB lauds parts of defense authorization that bolster HBCUs

Jan. 27, 2023

Law orders the creation of a pilot program to increase research capacity and improve training and infrastructure.

When does a postdoc end?
Jobs

When does a postdoc end?

Jan. 27, 2023

This question doesn’t really have a one-size-fits-all answer.

Neurodegenerative disease linked to microtubules
Journal News

Neurodegenerative disease linked to microtubules

Jan. 26, 2023

A team at McGill University reports a new role for sacsin, the protein mutated in a rare hereditary ataxia.

That’s a legacy
Feature

That’s a legacy

Jan. 25, 2023

We remember Elvira Doman, a trailblazer, a dedicated mentor and a longtime biochemist at the National Science Foundation.

JLR session spotlights junior associate editors
Annual Meeting

JLR session spotlights junior associate editors

Jan. 24, 2023

Michael Airola, Luke Engelking and Renate Schreiber will share their research in a session titled “Into the Lipidome: Spotlight on the Journal of Lipid Research Junior Associate Editors.”

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ASBMB supports bill to lower cost of federal student loans
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