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Angela Hopp

Angela Hopp
Angela Hopp is executive editor of ASBMB Today and communications director for the ASBMB.

Articles by Angela Hopp

Journal of Biological Chemistry names new editor-in-chief
Journal News

Journal of Biological Chemistry names new editor-in-chief

July 30, 2021
Alex Toker, professor of pathology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, will begin his term Oct. 1.
Samuel H. Wilson Jr. (1939–2021)
In Memoriam

Samuel H. Wilson Jr. (1939–2021)

June 14, 2021
He made seminal contributions to the field of DNA repair and served for decades as a leader at the National Institutes of Health.
Meet Josseline Ramos–Figueroa
Annual Meeting

Meet Josseline Ramos–Figueroa

April 2, 2021
She will be one of two official tweeters for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's annual meeting in April.
Meet Danielle Schmitt
Annual Meeting

Meet Danielle Schmitt

April 1, 2021
She will be one of two official tweeters for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's annual meeting in April.
Journal of Lipid Research names new junior associate editors
Journal News

Journal of Lipid Research names new junior associate editors

March 31, 2021
The program, now in its second year, was created to achieve two chief goals: demystify the peer-review process and train the next generation of journal leaders. Each junior associate editor will serve a two-year term.
Remembering Curtiss, former JLR associate editor
In Memoriam

Remembering Curtiss, former JLR associate editor

March 29, 2021
She studied plasma lipoproteins, inflammation and innate immunity in atherosclerosis and was a champion of women in science.
JBC seeks new editor-in-chief
Announcement

JBC seeks new editor-in-chief

March 5, 2021
Lila Gierasch, the 11th editor of the journal, will complete her five-year term in June.
A steady hand at the helm
Interview

A steady hand at the helm

March 2, 2021
The ASBMB’s new executive director, Steve Miller, is a society veteran but eager to make his mark.
'Every experiment and every breakthrough matters'
Health Observance

'Every experiment and every breakthrough matters'

Feb. 26, 2021
An interview with NYMC dean Marina K. Holz, who studies a rare disease that affects women of childbearing age.
Meet our inaugural MOSAIC scholars
Professional Development

Meet our inaugural MOSAIC scholars

Feb. 2, 2021
These K99/R00 awardees will receive individualized coaching and networking and presentation opportunities tailored to their needs.
Celebrating the Protein Data Bank
Event

Celebrating the Protein Data Bank

Feb. 2, 2021
A two-day virtual event will highlight the science preserved within and enabled by the resource over the past 50 years. We talked to PDB co-founder Helen Berman about what attendees can expect.
10 young scientists win PROLAB awards
Professional Development

10 young scientists win PROLAB awards

Jan. 21, 2021
They will use the awards to conduct research in academic laboratories in the United States and Canada.
Our top 10 articles of 2020
Stroopwafels

Our top 10 articles of 2020

Dec. 30, 2020
ASBMB Today staffers select their favorites.
Meet Natasha Brooks
Interview

Meet Natasha Brooks

Oct. 14, 2020
Since earning her Ph.D. in 2012, she’s been a clinical research coordinator, a consultant, a medical writer and, now, a supervisor for a team of regulatory experts.
Society launches fellows program
Society News

Society launches fellows program

Sept. 8, 2020
Nominations of those who have made outstanding contributions to the field through research, teaching or service are due Jan. 4.
ASBMB receives NIH grant to promote faculty diversity
Professional Development

ASBMB wins grant to support postdocs, new PIs from diverse backgrounds

Aug. 3, 2020
MOSAIC program will provide individualized coaching, networking and presentation opportunities tailored to scholars’ needs.
Why we're not printing the April issue
Editor's Note

Why we're not printing the April issue

April 2, 2020
One of the strangest things we ever did when I was in the newspaper business was print papers nobody would receive.
From the journals: December 2019
Journal News

From the journals: December 2019

Dec. 1, 2019
Chasing the structure of a histone’s N-terminus tail. Highlighting the role of lipids in mediating endoplasmic reticulum structure. Defining the components of a bacteria’s biofilm matrix. Researchers tackle these tasks and more in our latest roundup…
JBC launches program for early-career scientists
Training

JBC launches program for early-career scientists

Oct. 1, 2019
With its Early-Career Reviewer Board, the Journal of Biological Chemistry offers postdocs and new investigators a structured path for developing peer-review skills and learning about the scholarly publishing process.
Psoriasis: not just a skin problem
Health Observance

Psoriasis: not just a skin problem

Aug. 5, 2019
To mark this health observance, we're sharing research about the influence of genetics and environment on disease onset and findings related to autoimmunity and inflammation.
Member update: August 2019
Member News

Member update: August 2019

Aug. 1, 2019
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members. 
National HIV Testing Day
Health Observance

National HIV Testing Day

June 27, 2019
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. See a snapshot of HIV/AIDS research as it stands today taken from ASBMB's journals.
National Stroke Awareness Month
Health Observance

National Stroke Awareness Month

May 1, 2019
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. While it’s true that we can do some things to reduce our risk of stroke, these days the emphasis is on recognizing stroke early so that the effects can be minimized.
National Minority Health Month
Health Observance

National Minority Health Month

April 24, 2019
Each April, the U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health and its partners observe National Minority Health Month.
National Kidney Month
Health Observance

National Kidney Month

March 6, 2019
In observance of National Kidney Month, Angela Hopp offers some personal reflections, kidney trivia and a collection of stories and research from the ASBMB.
Journal of Lipid Research names Rye, Davidson new editors-in-chief
Journal News

Journal of Lipid Research names Rye, Davidson new editors-in-chief

Dec. 1, 2018
Kerry-Anne Rye and Nicholas O. Davidson plan to broaden the editorial scope to include more clinical research.
Meet Mona Nemer
Interview

Meet Mona Nemer

Oct. 1, 2018
Canada’s top science adviser, appointed in 2017 by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, spent most of her career as a heart researcher and university professor.
From the journals: August 2018
Journal News

From the journals: August 2018

Aug. 1, 2018
Why are people with chronic kidney disease at high risk of heart failure? Can a pathogen avoid a host antibody by grabbing it? Why do some cancer cells love sugar and eschew fiber? Read about these topics and more in our roundup.
From the journals: February 2018
Journal News

From the journals: February 2018

Feb. 1, 2018
How amino acids determine cells’ responses climate change. How genes cause bile acid diarrhea. And how trypsin trips up researchers studying alternative splicing. Read about these topics and more in our roundup of recent papers from the Journal of B…
From the journals: January 2018
Journal News

From the journals: January 2018

Jan. 1, 2018
Alcohol plus hepatitis B raises cholesterol. A chemical cocktail reprograms mouse cells. Prion protein does more than wreak havoc. Read about these topics and more in our roundup of recent papers from the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the Journa…
Meet Martin Spiering
Interview

Meet Martin Spiering

Dec. 1, 2017
The Journal of Biological Chemistry's technical editor helps authors finesse their titles and abstracts.
Toward ‘harmonizing’ lipidomics
Interview

Toward ‘harmonizing’ lipidomics

Dec. 1, 2017
John Bowden of the National Institute of Standards and Technology discusses a new paper in the Journal of Lipid Research about a lipidomics comparison study performed by 31 labs in the U.S. and abroad.
Solving the faculty diversity problem
Diversity

Solving the faculty diversity problem

March 1, 2017
In this 2017 interview, Kenneth Gibbs explains that it’s possible to diversify the workforce within a single tenure cycle. The solution is in hiring decisions.
For better and for worse
Feature

For better and for worse

Feb. 1, 2017
Daniel Jarosz at Stanford University expands the concept of prions.
‘I wanted to be here, and I like it here’
Feature

‘I wanted to be here, and I like it here’

Oct. 1, 2016
A summer program at the National Institutes of Health exposes Native American students to biomedical research.
Pointers for an industry career: part 3
Jobs

Pointers for an industry career: part 3

Oct. 1, 2016
This is the last part in a three-part interview series with Kenneth I. Maynard of Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Inc. about what it takes to launch a career in industry.
Promote your paper in four easy steps
How-to

Promote your paper in four easy steps

Sept. 1, 2016
Angela Hopp guides scientists on how to get their published papers to a wide audience.
Pointers for an industry career: part 2
Jobs

Pointers for an industry career: part 2

Sept. 1, 2016
This is the second in a three-part series of interviews with Kenneth I. Maynard of Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Inc. about what it takes to launch a career in industry.
Pointers for an industry career
Jobs

Pointers for an industry career

Aug. 1, 2016
This is the first in a three-part series of interviews with Kenneth I. Maynard of Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Inc. about what it takes to launch a career in industry.
Meet Natalie Ahn
Interview

Meet Natalie Ahn

June 1, 2016
Natalie Ahn talks about about her background and involvement with the society.
An open letter to press officers who won’t promote unembargoed research papers
Open Letters

An open letter to press officers who won’t promote unembargoed research papers

Aug. 1, 2014
While this letter is addressed to press officers who won’t promote research papers that cannot be embargoed, it raises an important issue that scientists should understand.
A life of, and for, change
Case Study

A life of, and for, change

March 1, 2012
Where Dave R. Wilson grew up in rural New Mexico, opportunities for upward mobility – and, well, even neighbors – were few and far between.
Go ahead, brag a little
Science Communication

Go ahead, brag a little

March 1, 2011
Learn how to work with your institution’s communicators and with reporters to tell the world about your research.
Texas A&M's Johnson wins the ASBMB–Lipmann lectureship
Award

Texas A&M's Johnson wins the ASBMB–Lipmann lectureship

Feb. 7, 2011
Texas A&M professor recognized for methods used to elucidate the dynamics and functional mechanisms of complex molecular machines.
Stanford's Herschlag named William C. Rose award winner
Award

Stanford's Herschlag named William C. Rose award winner

Jan. 25, 2010
Daniel Herschlag won the 2010 ASBMB William C. Rose Award.
Tesmer wins ASBMB Young Investigator Award
Award

Tesmer wins ASBMB Young Investigator Award

Jan. 25, 2010
John Tesmer is a research associate professor at the Life Sciences Institute and the department of pharmacology at the University of Michigan Medical School.
Aebersold receives Sober Lectureship
Award

Aebersold receives Sober Lectureship

Jan. 25, 2010
Ruedi Aebersold, a pioneer in proteomics and systems biology, received ASBMB's Herbert A. Sober Lectureship in 2010.