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ASBMB Today Staff

ASBMB Today is an award-winning news magazine published by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. It is updated online daily and free for all to access. It is distributed in print to ASBMB members 11 times a year. (Join ASBMB to receive the print edition.See our staff and editorial advisory board,

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Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Jan. 16, 2022
Happening this week: Cryo-EM webinar for ASBMB members; NIH workshop on technology to improve maternal health; and a FASEB Catalyst Conference on matricellular proteins in respiratory-tract immunomodulation and infection.
Society news briefs: January 2022
Society News

Society news briefs: January 2022

Jan. 14, 2022
Find out everything that’s been going on lately at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Jan. 9, 2022
This week: The abstract deadline for the Deuel meeting, a webinar for grad students about dealing with conflict, and the submission deadline for iBiology contest.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Jan. 2, 2022
Just added: A webinar on cryo-EM for ASBMB members only and two FASEB Catalyst Conferences, all happening this month.
New ASBMB committee members
Announcement

New ASBMB committee members

Dec. 30, 2021
Learn about the society’s newest leaders.
Staff picks: Our favorite stories of 2021
Editorial

Staff picks: Our favorite stories of 2021

Dec. 29, 2021
Here are the articles that made deep impressions on us. Maybe you'll enjoy them, too.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Dec. 26, 2021
Just added: An ASBMB meeting on ESCRT biology in May in Wisconsin. Plus, the fan-favorite meeting on transcriptional regulation in the fall in Snowbird, Utah.
Brixius–Anderko joins Pitt; Dowhan wins BPS award
Member News

Brixius–Anderko joins Pitt; Dowhan wins BPS award

Dec. 20, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Dec. 19, 2021
Just added: Webinars on Latinx identity and conflict resolution and an internship program in Colorado.
Society news for December
Society News

Society news for December

Dec. 16, 2021
Find out everything that’s been going on lately at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Gokhale named biotech secretary; Wecewicz receives alumni award
Member News

Gokhale named biotech secretary; Wecewicz receives alumni award

Dec. 13, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
In memoriam: Joel Dain
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Joel Dain

Dec. 13, 2021
A longtime professor at the University of Rhode Island and a member of the ASBMB since 1970, Dain studied glycated protein structures associated with diabetes and other diseases.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Dec. 12, 2021
This week: #ASBMB2022 last-chance abstracts will be accepted. Coming up: Lasker essay contest, webinar on best practice for clinical relevance, and iBiology's Share Your Research Competition.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Dec. 5, 2021
Tomorrow: Travel award applications for #ASBMB2022 are due. Just added: Save the date for a meeting in Seattle in September about epigenetic regulation and genome stability.
Collins honored by Sigma Xi; Marnett steps down as dean
Member News

Collins honored by Sigma Xi; Marnett steps down as dean

Nov. 29, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Nov. 28, 2021
Happening this week: Abstracts for #ASBMB2022 at EB are due. The Lipid Research Division Seminar Series continues. And so much more!
Baltimore wins special Lasker; Cross-cultural understanding scholarship for Markussen
Member News

Baltimore wins special Lasker; Markussen scholarship

Nov. 22, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Nov. 22, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed 79 new members in August.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Nov. 21, 2021
Just added: It's time to submit an abstract for the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Host institutions are needed for symposia by and for grad students and postdocs. Plus, the Lasker essay contest nears.
Society news briefs: November 2021
Society News

Society news briefs: November 2021

Nov. 16, 2021
Find out everything that’s been going on lately at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Biophysical Society fellows named; Horton joins Draupnir Bio science board
Member News

Biophysical Society fellows; Horton joins Draupnir Bio

Nov. 15, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Nov. 15, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed 130 new members in July.
In memoriam: Richard Duncan Dallam
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Richard Duncan Dallam

Nov. 15, 2021
A member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology for more than 60 years, Dallam died July 2. He was 95.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Nov. 14, 2021
Happening this week: ASBMB Twitter chat about writing abstracts, presenting posters and competing in the undergrad competition; plus, a webinar on jobs in biotech and pharma.
Department chair for Schiffer; Bryant receives ASM basic research award
Member News

Department chair for Schiffer; Bryant receives ASM basic research award

Nov. 8, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Nov. 8, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed more than 80 new members in June.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Nov. 7, 2021
Very important: Check your eligibility for ASBMB annual meeting travel awards. Just added: NIH listening session on health disparities, webinars on pathology jobs in industry and NIH data-management plans, and an iBiology scicomm competition/course.
Zuk named deputy director; Coorssen is co-editor-in-chief
Member News

Zuk named deputy director; Coorssen is co-editor-in-chief

Nov. 1, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Nov. 1, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed 130 new members in May.
In memoriam: Catherine Squires
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Catherine Squires

Nov. 1, 2021
Squires, a microbiologist whose research reflected her lifelong interest in how bacterial ribosomes work, died Aug. 3.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Oct. 31, 2021
Two new in-person ASBMB events: mass spec in California and O-GlcNAc in Georgia. Plus, a #RealCollege webinar exploring racial justice in higher ed.
Ten Sewer scholarships announced
Announcement

Ten Sewer scholarships announced

Oct. 27, 2021
The ASBMB diversity award for undergraduates has doubled its reach this year.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Oct. 26, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and molecular biology welcomed 148 new members in April.
Beitz a fellow of Sigma Xi; HHMI investigators named
Member News

Beitz a fellow of Sigma Xi; HHMI investigators named

Oct. 25, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Oct. 24, 2021
Just added: Webinars about art and science, developing a teaching philosophy and statement, and immigration. Plus, awards for women chemists and a virtual event about anatomy with some BMB connections.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Oct. 18, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed more than 200 new members in March.
Gunning receives president's medal; Johnson delivers Greenberg lecture
Member News

Gunning receives president's medal; Johnson delivers Greenberg lecture

Oct. 18, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Oct. 17, 2021
Just added: New ASBMB Lipid Research Division seminar and webinar from Annual Reviews about communicating science within and beyond the academy.
Society news briefs: October 2021
Society News

Society news briefs: October 2021

Oct. 14, 2021
Find out everything that’s been going on lately with the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Kadakia named interim vice provost; UMich honors Benore, Verma’s group
Member News

Kadakia named interim vice provost; UMich honors Benore, Verma’s group

Oct. 11, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Oct. 11, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed 165 new members in February.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Oct. 10, 2021
Coming up this month: ASBMB's serine proteases virtual conference, #ASBMB2022 fast-track abstract deadline, AAA webinar on being an influencer, NIH MOSAIC meeting, SACNAS meeting and more
Montgomery, Alahari honored by ASCB; Carr moves to UW
Member News

Montgomery, Alahari honored by ASCB; Carr moves to UW

Oct. 4, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Oct. 3, 2021
Just added: Webinar on mass spectrometry-based proteomics and disease; MOSAIC scholars conference; and sphingolipid talk.
Hall named Vallee professor; Beverley receives endowed chair
Member News

Hall named Vallee professor; Beverley receives endowed chair

Sept. 27, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Sept. 26, 2021
Just added: Lipids webinar; in-person meeting on evolution and core processes in gene expression; Ben Barres Spotlight Awards deadline; call for submissions for science policy journal (with prizes).
In memoriam: Teruko Tamura
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Teruko Tamura

Sept. 20, 2021
Trained as a verterinarian, Tamura made major contributions to cancer research focusing on the Src and FMS-like tyrosine kinases and signal transduction, gaining a worldwide reputation in the field.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Sept. 19, 2021
Happening this week: #ASBMBLovesPostdocs activities, including an interactive webinar on personal branding; #ASBMB2022 abstract system opens; AAAS advocacy workshop; and more.
Society news briefs: September 2021
Society News

Society news briefs: September 2021

Sept. 14, 2021
Find out everything that’s been going on lately with the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
New appointments for Peterson, Sparks
Member News

New appointments for Peterson and Sparks

Sept. 13, 2021
Peterson to serve as special adviser to LSU president. Sparks to lead Mississippi State Chemical Laboratory.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Sept. 12, 2021
Just added: National Postdoc Appreciation Week activities and a talk for lovers of lipids.
In memoriam: Edmond Fischer
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Edmond Fischer

Sept. 6, 2021
He was world’s oldest Nobel laureate, renowned for his foundational work on enzyme regulation through reversible phosphorylation.
Honors for Morrison, Villegas and Brennan
Member News

Honors for Morrison, Villegas and Brennan

Sept. 6, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Sept. 5, 2021
Just added: Scholarship for disabled students and researchers; webinars on mentoring, applying to grad school and doing advocacy; and more.
In memoriam: Edward W. Westhead
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Edward W. Westhead

Aug. 30, 2021
An ASBMB member for more than 55 years, he studied the enzyme enolase and the activity of chromaffin cells.
Gottesman retiring from intermural post; DiFrancesca is dean at Liberty
Member News

Gottesman retiring from intermural post; DiFrancesca is dean at Liberty

Aug. 30, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 29, 2021
This week: Abstract deadline for our nucleolus meeting and serine proteases meeting; submissions to FASEB BioArt contest due; and deadline for applications for Yale symposium for URM postdocs interested in faculty careers.
ASBMB names 2022 award winners
Announcement

ASBMB names 2022 award winners

Aug. 26, 2021
Don’t miss their lectures at the annual meeting in Philadelphia.
2021 ASBMB election results
Announcement

2021 ASBMB election results

Aug. 24, 2021
Learn about the president-elect, treasurer and members of Council and Nominating Committee.
Cortez named department chair; Hudson wins scholarship
Member News

Cortez named department chair; Hudson wins scholarship

Aug. 23, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 22, 2021
Just added: Yale symposium for postdocs interested in faculty careers, survey about mouse diets, call for stories about improving STEM education and a cancer immunotherapy webinar by MIT.
Society news briefs
Society News

Society news briefs

Aug. 17, 2021
Find out everything that’s been going on lately with the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Chacón receives Steifel award; Schultz to head Ambrx scientific board
Member News

Chacón receives Steifel award; Schultz to head Ambrx scientific board

Aug. 16, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
In memoriam: Guido Guidotti
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Guido Guidotti

Aug. 16, 2021
A professor of biochemistry at Harvard University for more than 60 years, he studied proteins and published 120 papers in JBC.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 15, 2021
Save the date for Deuel. Important ASBMB annual meeting dates. HHMI Hanna Gray fellowship and NIH Stadtman investigators program seeking applicants. And an immunology essay contest with a $30,000 prize.
Remembering Earl Mitchell
In Memoriam

Remembering Earl Mitchell

Aug. 9, 2021
As Oklahoma State's first Black faculty member, he was a leader in the fight for diversity and inclusion.
Roeder wins Kyoto Prize; Murolo promoted at Wesleyan
Member News

Roeder wins Kyoto Prize; Murolo promoted at Wesleyan

Aug. 9, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 8, 2021
Happening this week: Deadline to submit an annual meeting workshop proposal and apply to be on an ASBMB committee. Just added: Research!America essay contest. And don't forget to work on your FASEB BioArt contest entries!
Spriggs to start lab; Cejka joins EMBO
Member News

Spriggs to start lab; Cejka joins EMBO

Aug. 2, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
In memoriam: Gerhard Meissner
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Gerhard Meissner

Aug. 2, 2021
He was a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an ASBMB member for more than 40 years.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 1, 2021
This week: Last call for voting in ASBMB election. National Postdoctoral Association fellowship deadline. NIH Common Fund webinar on funding opportunities.
Conaway named vice provost; Emr wins Shaw Prize; remembering Hartley
Member News

Conaway named vice provost; Emr wins Shaw Prize; remembering Hartley

July 26, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 25, 2021
Happening soon: Abstract deadline for ASBMB nucleolus meeting and a Lipid Research Division seminar. Just added: Webinar about NIH funding opportunities, submissions sought for pd|hub Collections and SACNAS diversity meeting.
Remembering Turk and Yamamoto
In Memoriam

Remembering Turk and Yamamoto

July 19, 2021
We look back on the lives of a mass spectrometry pioneer and member of the JBC editorial board and a researcher focused on enzymology and the biochemistry of lipids involved in inflammation.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 18, 2021
Just added: It's time to vote for ASBMB leaders and to apply to join committees. Webinars about the gut and heart, rotavirus and more.
2021 voter guide
Member News

2021 voter guide

July 14, 2021
Learn about the positions and candidates running for ASBMB president-elect, treasurer, Council and Nominating Committee.
Dixon retires from UCSD; Johnson–Winters honored for essay; Mississippi State recognizes Sparks
Member News

Dixon retires from UCSD; Johnson–Winters honored for essay; Mississippi State recognizes Sparks

July 12, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 11, 2021
Happening this week: NPA's Gender Equity Summit and the deadline for the Oncomine Clinical Research Grant Program.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 4, 2021
Just added: Journal of Lipid Research seeks tweeters for Twitter takeovers, ASBMB award lectures now available on demand, a seven-week Postdoc Academy course and more.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 27, 2021
Just added: Gender equity summit and IMPACT fellowship by the National Postdoctoral Association
Kinzy to lead Illinois State University; Alpert prizes for Steitz and Maquat
Member News

Kinzy to lead Illinois State University; Alpert prizes for Steitz and Maquat

June 21, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 20, 2021
Just added: A new Pride event, a #BlackInX conference, a Lipid Research Division lunchtime seminar and a two-day National Academies summit on diversity.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 13, 2021
Happening this week: SACNAS mentoring webinar, edX's Inclusive STEM Teaching Project, Pride events and our BioCyc workshop.
Academy elects new members
Member News

Academy elects new members

June 7, 2021
Of the 120 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences, nine are ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 6, 2021
Here's a sampling of Pride Month happenings. Send us more!
Goldwater scholars announced
Member News

Goldwater scholars announced

May 31, 2021
The recipients of these scholarships are second- and third-year undergraduates from across the United States. Eight are ASBMB student members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 30, 2021
Deadlines approaching: Apply soon for IUBMB editorship and insomnia research funding. Just added: GSA seminar series, FASEB BioArt contest and NAS awards.
Otto Meyerhof lecture series
Virtual event

Otto Meyerhof lecture series starts Monday

May 25, 2021
100 years after his Nobel, these talks will cover his science and life in exile — as well as historical and modern-day antisemitism in Germany and beyond.
Blaho, Carr share Obeid award; Bankston to lead journal; remembering Pollet
Member News

Blaho, Carr share Obeid award; Bankston to lead journal; remembering Pollet

May 24, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 23, 2021
Happening this week: Twitter chat about science and art, deadline for ASBMB award nominations, lipids talks, CRISPR event, and last call for DOE internship applications. Also, lots of new items!
AAAS elects new members
Member News

AAAS elects new members

May 17, 2021
ASBMB members Breaker, Brunger, Davis, Dent, Fierke, Hanson and Wu are among those honored.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 16, 2021
Just posted: Selections from the WHO's film festival, a two-day workshop on creating more sustainable labs and an ASBMB webinar on metabolic reconstruction, modeling and omics data analysis using BioCyc.
Springer honored for service; remembering Gutfreund
Member News

Springer honored for service; remembering Gutfreund

May 10, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 9, 2021
Happening this week: Colloquium on GPCRs, talk about chromosome biology, webinar on mental health, and the first installment of our series on protonic bioenergetics and action potential.
Stoddard wins mentoring award; Do honored as scholar–athlete
Member News

Stoddard wins mentoring award; Do honored as scholar–athlete

May 3, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

May 3, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed more than 340 new members in January.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 2, 2021
Happening this week: The PDB50 celebration, deadline for BiolMolViz workshop applications, a SACNAS webinar on broader impacts and more.
Protein, biochemical societies announce awards
Member News

Protein, biochemical societies announce awards

April 26, 2021
Honorees include ASBMB members Smith, Rosenzweig, Thorner, Trost and Murphy.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

April 25, 2021
Happening this week: The ASBMB annual meeting! See our tips for preparing and our highlights of networking opportunities.
Hanawalt, Nagata and Regev named AACR fellows
Member News

Hanawalt, Nagata and Regev named AACR fellows

April 19, 2021
The American Association for Cancer Research Academy recognizes scientists whose contributions have led to progress against cancer.
In memoriam: Robert Baldwin
In Memoriam

In memoriam: Robert Baldwin

April 19, 2021
“His research sped a shift in many biologists’ attention from organismic biology, the study of creatures great and small, to molecular biology"
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

April 18, 2021
Happening this week: Free webinars on building relationships, telling your science story and biological aging.
Picture this: The 2nd annual JBC Methods Madness tournament
Art

Picture this: The 2nd annual JBC Methods Madness tournament

April 15, 2021
In this version, instead of basketball teams we bring you competing scientific methods and a chance to sway the outcome with votes (and maybe some trash talk) on Twitter.
A $1 million pledge, a faculty position and a Passano award
Member News

A $1 million pledge, a faculty position and a Passano award

April 12, 2021
Hazelbauer pledges $1 million to high school; McReynolds to join faculty at Penn State; Goldberg receives Passano award for medical science.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

April 12, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed more than 360 new members in December.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

April 11, 2021
Lots of free professional-development events in the lead-up to the 2021 ASBMB Annual Meeting.
Strickland to hold new professorship; Blind recognized by genetics society
Member News

Strickland to hold new professorship; Blind recognized by genetics society

April 5, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

April 4, 2021
Happening this week: Graduate student mental health and well-being discussion and a science outreach Twitter chat.
American Academy of Microbiology inducts fellows
Member News

American Academy of Microbiology inducts fellows

March 29, 2021
Five of this year’s AAM fellows are American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology members.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

March 29, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed more than 600 new members in November.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

March 28, 2021
Just added: Lipid Research Division seminar, event focused on graduate student mental health, a Lasker lecture on aging and roundworms, and a Department of Energy internship program.
Life after one year of COVID-19
Member News

Life after one year of COVID-19

March 25, 2021
In March 2020, we asked ASBMB members how the pandemic was affecting them personally and professionally. We recently asked them how it has changed their lives, one year later. Here are their dispatches.
Derbyshire named Sloan fellow; Dahms and Kornfeld to sit on M6P board
Member News

Derbyshire named Sloan fellow; Dahms and Kornfeld to sit on M6P board

March 22, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

March 22, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed more than 170 new members in October.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

March 21, 2021
Just added: Lots of free events from our sister societies, a new award for underrepresented young scientists and a special EB-related colloquium on GPCRs.
Maquat, Steitz win Wolf Prize; Schnell named department chair
Member News

Maquat, Steitz win Wolf Prize; Schnell named department chair

March 15, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

March 14, 2021
We have two Twitter chats coming up. One is this week. Plus, submit an abstract for our virtual event on extracellular vesicles by May 27.
Wente will be Wake Forest’s next president; Bassler shares Ehrlich–Darmstaedter prize
Member News

Wente will be Wake Forest’s next president; Bassler shares Ehrlich–Darmstaedter prize

March 8, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

March 7, 2021
Just added: Save the date for our event on teaching with big data; free webinar on regulatory mechanisms in the control of oxygen intake and blood pressure; industry mentorship program accepting applications; and a webinar on resilience.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

March 1, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed almost 120 new member in September.
Games memorialize Conn; remembering Kurt Ebner
In Memoriam

Games memorialize Conn; remembering Kurt Ebner

March 1, 2021
UCDavis finds a unique way to honor the memory of plant biochemist Eric Conn. Kurt Ebner was a department chair at the University of Kansas Medical Center for two decades.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Feb. 28, 2021
Just added: Time to nominate (and self-nominate) for the ASBMB annual awards. Plus, two new ASCB webinars: one on nonacademic careers and another on recording engaging scientific talks.
Tributes to Barbara Gordon, ASBMB executive director, on her retirement
Stroopwafels

Tributes to Barbara Gordon, ASBMB executive director, on her retirement

Feb. 24, 2021
Society members and former staff share their appreciation and memories of Gordon who worked at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology for almost 50 years.
Booker edits new journal; Bumpus featured in virtual museum
Member News

Booker edits new journal; Bumpus featured in virtual museum

Feb. 22, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Remembering Kanfer and Barry
In Memoriam

Remembering Kanfer and Barry

Feb. 22, 2021
Julian Kanfer was one of the first researchers to study the link between amyloid ß protein and Alzheimer’s disease. Bridgette Barry focused on how the dynamic protein matrix facilitates enzyme-based catalysis.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Feb. 21, 2021
Save the date for "Flux-independent signaling by ionotropic receptors" and register by April 12 for the ASBMB annual meeting.
Song and Luján share TWAS prize; Regev to share inaugural James Prize
Member News

Song and Luján share TWAS prize; Regev to share inaugural James Prize

Feb. 15, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Remembering Wood and Sorimachi
In Memoriam

Remembering Wood and Sorimachi

Feb. 15, 2021
Willis Wood was an ASBMB member for more than 60 years. Hiroyuki Sorimachi studied the structure and functions of calpains.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Feb. 14, 2021
Just added: Webinar on Black hidden figures in physiology, celebrating Black chemists, NSF listening session on diversity/inclusion and a life sciences virtual career fair.
Serio named associate chancellor; Garcia to lead WUSTL department
Member News

Serio named associate chancellor; Garcia to lead WUSTL department

Feb. 8, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Remembering Glaser and Schauer
In Memoriam

Remembering Glaser and Schauer

Feb. 8, 2021
Lewis Glaser was a leader at two universities. Roland Schauer was known as "Mr. Sialic Acid."
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Feb. 7, 2021
Just added: Lasker essay contest, an advocacy how-to panel discussion, a health disparities virtual institute and more.
Transition state for Lacy, Chazin at Vanderbilt
Member News

Transition state for Lacy, Chazin at Vanderbilt

Feb. 1, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Remembering Suttie and Ponka
In Memoriam

Remembering Suttie and Ponka

Feb. 1, 2021
Suttie, a former FASEB president and JBC associate editor, studied Vitamin K at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Ponka studied iron and heme metabolism as a professor at McGill University,
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Jan. 31, 2021
Happening this week: Early bird registration deadline for NPA meeting; anxiety webinar by NIH; and an ASBMB webinar about using narratives to teach science.
Scientific and education sessions at the 2021 annual meeting
Annual Meeting

Scientific and education sessions at the 2021 annual meeting

Jan. 26, 2021
It's time to start planning how you'll spend your time at the 2021 ASBMB Annual Meeting. These events have been curated by pioneers and innovators.
Inventors academy names fellows; Rylaarsdam is new Bethel provost
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Inventors academy names fellows; Rylaarsdam is new Bethel provost

Jan. 25, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
York named CSO; Cortez takes over biochem dept; Rye receives research award
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York named CSO; Cortez takes over biochem dept; Rye receives research award

Jan. 18, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Jan. 17, 2021
New: Catalyst Conversation "Constructing narratives for teaching science," a $35,000 outreach grant from ASCB, a webinar on mentoring URM trainees and more.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Jan. 11, 2021
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed 72 new members in August.
UK society honors Steitz; Alrubaye wins Purvis award; Fierke moves to Brandeis
Member News

UK society honors Steitz; Alrubaye wins Purvis award; Fierke moves to Brandeis

Jan. 11, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
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Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Jan. 10, 2021
Coming up this month: Lipids research talks, cancer–testis webinar, L'Oréal fellowship deadline and PALM Network fellowship deadline.
Sonenberg receives honorary degree; Schekman joins Eureka science board
Member News

Sonenberg receives honorary degree; Schekman joins Eureka science board

Jan. 4, 2021
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Remembering Charles Radding
In Memoriam

Remembering Charles Radding

Jan. 4, 2021
Radding, a professor emeritus of genetics at Yale, died Oct. 20 at age 90. He was an ASBMB member for 40 years.
AAAS fellows announced
Member News

AAAS fellows announced

Dec. 28, 2020
Of the 489 members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science elected as fellows this year, 33 are ASBMB members. 
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Dec. 27, 2020
Just a few days left to submit an abstract to the ASBMB annual meeting. Plus: virtual event on cancer, IUBMB journal editor job and genetics educator workshop.
The ASBMB Today recommended reading list
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The ASBMB Today recommended reading list

Dec. 23, 2020
Every good writer is also a reader, so we asked our ASBMB Today staff and contributing writers to tell us about books they love.
IUBMB award named for Whelan; Forsburg named distinguished professor; remembering Carubelli
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IUBMB award named for Whelan; Forsburg named distinguished professor; remembering Carubelli

Dec. 21, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Finkel, Regev named NAM members; Stillman joins Circle Pharma science board; remembering Greene
Member News

Finkel, Regev named NAM members; Stillman joins Circle Pharma science board; remembering Greene

Dec. 14, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Dec. 14, 2020
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed these new members in August.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Dec. 13, 2020
There's not much time left to submit your abstract for the ASBMB annual meeting. Also see new events on women's health and opportunities for women in science.
Members win Biophysical Society awards; Wei, DiMaio and Toker receive NCI grants
Member News

Members win Biophysical Society awards; Wei, DiMaio and Toker receive NCI grants

Dec. 7, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Holiday gift guide
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Holiday gift guide

Dec. 4, 2020
We hope these gift recommendations help you check some of your favorite scientists off your holiday shopping list!
World AIDS Day 2020
Health Observance

World AIDS Day 2020

Dec. 1, 2020
Despite decades of research and amazing scientific advancements, HIV remains a global threat.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Nov. 29, 2020
What's happening this week: Deadline for grants for students with disabilities and seminar on phosphoinositide lipids.
Trainee lessons in the time of COVID-19
Essay

Trainee lessons in the time of COVID-19

Nov. 27, 2020
While still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, four science trainees at the NIH reflect on how this unprecedented time has affected their career trajectories and what they’ve learned so far.
Collins, Kim and Qian receive Pioneer grants; McKnight wins Welch award; remembering Donald Comb
Member News

Collins, Kim and Qian receive Pioneer grants; McKnight wins Welch award; remembering Donald Comb

Nov. 23, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Nov. 23, 2020
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed more than 140 new members in July.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Nov. 22, 2020
New this week: It's time to submit your abstract for the ASBMB Annual Meeting! Plus, get ready for a celebration of the Protein Data Bank.
IFCC honors Sacks; Radford receives OBE; remembering Schonbaum
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IFCC honors Sacks; Radford receives OBE; remembering Schonbaum

Nov. 16, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Nov. 15, 2020
Happening this week: Essay contest for Black scientists, ASBMB career-development webinars, Ph.D-M.D. lecture and seminar on ether lipids.
A history-making administration — 'that believes in science’
Diversity

A history-making administration — 'that believes in science’

Nov. 9, 2020
ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee responds to the election of Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala Harris, expressing hope that they'll help restore Americans' trust in science and lead with compassion.
Celebrating Fischer's 100th; remembering Elie Shneour
Member News

Celebrating Fischer's 100th; remembering Elie Shneour

Nov. 9, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Nov. 8, 2020
Just added: Caltech undergraduate program, essay contest for URM scientists, and meeting on proteinases and their inhibitors.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

Nov. 7, 2020
Making the best of pumpkin guts, an out-of-this-world TV series and some soothing essays on food. Here's what our staff has been doing this week.
Canadian society honors Cole, Fairn; IUP breaks ground for Kopchick Hall; Tufts center named for Levy
Member News

Canadian society honors Cole, Fairn; IUP breaks ground for Kopchick Hall

Nov. 2, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Nov. 1, 2020
There's still time to watch our free screening of "Picture a Scientist" and register for our Q&A with the director.
Montgomery joins R&I office; ASPET names new fellows
Member News

Montgomery joins R&I office; ASPET names new fellows

Oct. 26, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Oct. 25, 2020
New this week: Free weeklong screening (for ASBMB members) of "Picture a Scientist," followed by a panel discussion with the director and women scientists. Plus, UW will host a virtual symposium celebrating Edmond H. Fischer.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

Oct. 24, 2020
A one-woman newsroom that is no more, a Halloween earworm, the return of roller skates and more. Here's what the ASBMB staff has been reading, watching, listening to and doing recently.
Aebersold wins Swiss award; Rodland receives HUPO award; remembering Bob Wheat
Member News

Aebersold wins Swiss award; Rodland receives HUPO award; remembering Bob Wheat

Oct. 19, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Oct. 18, 2020
Just added: SACNAS is this week! Plus, two Lipid Research Division talks and the AAAS mass media fellowship
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Oct. 12, 2020
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed almost 100 new members in May.
Stubbe, Beuning named ACS fellows; Okáľová receives UGA scholarship
Member News

Stubbe, Beuning named ACS fellows; Okáľová receives UGA scholarship

Oct. 12, 2020
Honors, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

Oct. 10, 2020
Art from the cycles of nature, a YouTube channel focused on death, the story of a music community and more. Here are recommendations from the ASBMB staff.
Munson co-leads ASCB MOSAIC; Garcia wins HUPO award; remembering Robert Simoni
Member News

Munson co-leads ASCB MOSAIC; Garcia wins HUPO award; remembering Robert Simoni

Oct. 5, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Oct. 4, 2020
This week: #BlackInSciCommWeek, final ASBMB listening session, Lipid Research Division's flies and worms event, deadline for Waksman microbiology award nominations, and webinar on sphingolipids in physiology and pathology.
Glycobiology society honors; NAI inducts Batzer; inspiring Latinx scientists
Member News

Glycobiology society honors; NAI inducts Batzer; inspiring Latinx scientists

Sept. 28, 2020
Honors, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Sept. 27, 2020
It's #BlackInMicro Week! ASBMB virtual event "Women in STEM and gendered challenges." Plus: grants for students with disabilities, lipids seminars and ABRCMS.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

Sept. 26, 2020
An irresistible online music project. Outdoor boxing for fitness. Rules for remote meetings. And more. Find out what our staff has been watching, reading, listening to and doing.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

Sept. 21, 2020
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular biology welcomed more than 60 new members in April.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Sept. 20, 2020
Just added: Johnson & Johnson award for assistant and associate profs; Barres fellowship for trans, intersex, and nonbinary grad students and postdocs; and free virtual series about COVID-19 news coverage
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
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Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Sept. 13, 2020
Happening this week: NIH events for young scientists, ASBMB advocacy town hall, ASIP social media how-to, science festival and more.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

Sept. 12, 2020
As the summer slips away and we continue our strange pandemic existence, we continue to seek escape — by watching and listening to captivating stories, by getting outside, and even by fretting over houseplants.
Remembering Berl and Scheraga
In Rememberance

Remembering Berl and Scheraga

Sept. 7, 2020
We look back on the long and productive lives of two ASBMB members, a neurochemist and a biophysicist.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Sept. 6, 2020
Happening this week: four lipids talks, women in STEM and science policy events, and deadline for URM next-gen faculty event.
Parker to head BioFrontiers; Ma wins astronaut award; remembering Ron Williams
Member News

Parker to head BioFrontiers; Ma wins astronaut award; remembering Ron Williams

Aug. 31, 2020
Honors, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 30, 2020
Happening this week: Last call for BioArt contest submissions and PROLAB applications!
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

Aug. 29, 2020
In this week's guilty pleasures edition, we offer trashy TV, terrible novels and more.
De La Cruz appointed chair; Walker receives honorary degree; remembering Dabich
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De La Cruz appointed chair; Walker receives honorary degree; remembering Dabich

Aug. 24, 2020
Honors, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 23, 2020
Happening this week: Webinars on lipids and the eye; sphingolipids in physiology and pathology; synthetic biology; and balancing work and family.
Gingras, Wang elected to EMBO; remembering Zamble, Swislocki
Member News

Gingras, Wang elected to EMBO; remembering Zamble, Swislocki

Aug. 17, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
ASBMB Today wins awards
Society News

ASBMB Today wins awards

Aug. 17, 2020
ASBMB Today staff and contributors were recently honored with awards for their work in the magazine.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
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Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 16, 2020
Just added: SACNAS webinar on work and family, new sphingolipid talks and a paid DOE internship program for community college students.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

Aug. 15, 2020
Bird deaths on solar farms, the new world of crosswords, a good whodunit, a lovely tune and more.
Lamb named chair at UTSA; Drennan honored for mentoring; remembering David MacLennan
Member News

Lamb named chair at UTSA; Drennan honored for mentoring; remembering David MacLennan

Aug. 10, 2020
Honors, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 9, 2020
Just added: MOSAIC webinar for postdocs from diverse backgrounds and SciFest for outreach enthusiasts.
AACR honors Kadoch, inducts Langer and O'Malley; Ramachandran named Pew–Stewart Scholar
Member News

AACR honors Kadoch, inducts Langer and O'Malley; Ramachandran named Pew–Stewart Scholar

Aug. 3, 2020
Honors, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Aug. 2, 2020
Just added: SEBM webinar series on synthetic biology, NIH panel about women in leadership, #BlackInChem week and more
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

Aug. 1, 2020
The same dance done differently, disappearing biscuits, streaming no one wants, poetry about simple things, and more.
Alrubaye wins award; Cameron assumes presidency; remembering Moldave
Member News

Alrubaye wins award; Cameron assumes presidency; remembering Moldave

July 27, 2020
Honors, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's happening in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 26, 2020
New this week: It's #BlackInNeuroWeek, a SACNAS webinar on balancing it all, FASEB's BioArt contest and a ton of other stuff
Awards for Regev and Gierasch; new job for Brenner
Member News

Awards for Regev and Gierasch; new job for Brenner

July 20, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 19, 2020
New this week: webinar on proteomics and COVID-19, four sphingolipids talks, a $20,000 microbiology award, a DOD fellowship, and a professional-development workshop.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

July 18, 2020
Sewing, shipping, sporting and sipping. You’d think we planned it that way. (We didn’t.)
2020 ASBMB election results
Member News

2020 ASBMB election results

July 14, 2020
Learn about the new members of the Council, Nominating Committee and Publications Committee.
Bjornsti, Justement begin FASEB terms
Member News

Bjornsti, Justement begin FASEB terms, and other member news

July 13, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 12, 2020
Use this list to get your ducks a in a row!
Enyenihi wins Emory chemistry award; Miesenböck shares Shaw Prize
Member News

Enyenihi wins Emory chemistry award; Miesenböck shares Shaw Prize

July 6, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

July 5, 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.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

July 4, 2020
A delicious pudding, a soothing TV series, a delightful earworm and more. Find out what the ASBMB staff has been enjoying lately.
Koleske appointed Ensign professor; remembering Zena Werb
Member News

Koleske appointed Ensign professor; remembering Zena Werb

June 29, 2020
Promotions, honors, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 28, 2020
New #ASBMB2020 virtual events and Twitter poster sessions, #BlackLivesMatter event by SfN, IUBMB fellowship and funding deadlines, and contest for sphingolipid Ph.D. students.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

June 22, 2020
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomes new members who joined in March.
Greider moves to UCSD; Stillman wins Heineken award
Member News

Greider moves to UCSD; Stillman wins Heineken award

June 22, 2020
Honors, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 21, 2020
New #ASBMB2020 virtual events and Twitter poster sessions, a FASEB virtual conference series, and the #SciCommMake contest.
Our Juneteenth staff picks
Diversity

Our Juneteenth staff picks

June 20, 2020
People around the nation took Friday, Juneteenth, to celebrate, mourn, observe and learn about Black history and culture — and how to be antiracist. Here’s what our @ASBMB staff recommends.
Johnson named dean; Taylor honored; Evensen wins awards
Member News

Johnson named dean; Taylor honored; Evensen wins awards

June 15, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 14, 2020
New #ASBMB2020 virtual events and Twitter poster sessions; a forum with the director of NIGMS; and a workshop for prospective PIs.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

June 13, 2020
Black scientists on Twitter. Ground-glass opacities. Police assaults on journalists. Rotten apples. Find out what the ASBMB staff has been reading and thinking about.
The ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

The ASBMB welcomes new members

June 8, 2020
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed 190 new members in February from around the world and all over the United States.
Yura joins membership committee; remembering Edward Hogan
Member News

Yura joins membership committee; remembering Edward Hogan

June 8, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

June 7, 2020
Lots more #ASBMB2020 virtual meeting events this week. AAAS award nominations are due soon. Plus, an AMPylation virtual meeting.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

June 6, 2020
This week, our minds are very much on the national wave of protests against police killings of black civilians and racial injustice.
2020 voter guide
Member News

2020 voter guide

June 5, 2020
Learn about the positions and candidates running for the ASBMB Council, Nominating Committee and Publications Committee.
'We will not be silent'
Diversity

'We will not be silent'

June 1, 2020
Members of the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee release a statement about police killings of Black people and institutionalized racism.
Clore named Royal Society fellow; remembering Paul Marks
Member News

Clore named Royal Society fellow; remembering Paul Marks

June 1, 2020
Awards, promotions, milestones and more. Find out what's going in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 31, 2020
Lots of #ASBMB2020 virtual meeting events this week. Update your to-do list!
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

May 30, 2020
A nifty library app, a stranded man movie, New Yorkers in lockdown and a prize-winning novel. Find out what the ASBMB staff has been up to this week.
Bumpus promoted; Regev to join Roche board; remembering Peter Lengyel
Member News

Bumpus promoted; Regev to join Roche board; remembering Peter Lengyel

May 25, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 24, 2020
New this week: a fresh crop of lipid talks, virtual event on leading during the COVID-19 crisis, town hall about the future of the American university, a virtual event on using cryo-EM to study GPCRs, and more.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

May 23, 2020
Dreaming of a trail and some islands, pondering public safety and a return to the office, getting a workout and making some drinks. Find out what the ASBMB staff has been up to this week.
UMass honors Lemire, McGaunn; Butler named research lecturer; remembering Jan Miernyk
Member News

UMass honors Lemire, McGaunn; Butler named research lecturer; remembering Jan Miernyk

May 18, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 17, 2020
New this week: an #ASBMB2020 virtual poster session on enzymes and catalysis, two virtual workshops for early-career scientists, a free virtual nutrition conference, and an opening for editor for IUBMB Life.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

May 16, 2020
An illustrated Tao, leggings of choice, a meditation on flour and more. Find out what the ASBMB staff has enjoyed lately.
ASBMB journals will be fully open access in 2021
Journal News

ASBMB journals will be fully open access in 2021

May 11, 2020
Read the announcement from the editors of the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of Lipid Research and Molecular & Cellular Proteomics and other society leaders.
Professorship for Baserga; Bryant honored; remembering Ohnishi
Member News

Professorship for Baserga; Bryant honored; remembering Ohnishi

May 11, 2020
Awards, honors, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 10, 2020
New this week: #ASBMB2020 virtual poster session on Twitter on Thursday, plus two upcoming ASBMB virtual events — one about enzyme regulation by filamentation and the other about shape shifting in the control of protein function.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

May 9, 2020
Drugs and "Girls" on TV, summer poetry, a Carole King classic and kitchen islands. Find out what the ASBMB staff was doing this week.
Academies announce new members
Member News

Academies announce new members

May 4, 2020
Fourteen ASBMB members are among those recently named to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
ASBMB welcomes new members
Member News

ASBMB welcomes new members

May 4, 2020
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed more than 200 new members in January from around the world and all over the United States.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

May 3, 2020
New this week: more lipid virtual seminars, Twitter chat about COVID-19 disparities, Golden Goose nominations, and the Plastic Games.
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

May 2, 2020
Ballet on the balcony, why planes crash, cooking TV favorites and more. Find out what the ASBMB staff has been up to this week.
Rethinking mental health support during a pandemic
Wellness

Rethinking mental health support during a pandemic

April 27, 2020
We invited our ASBMB Today contributing writers and the membership at large to tell us about the services that are now available at their institutions and companies.
Resendes receives award; Doudna named fellow; remembering Peters
Member News

Resendes receives award; Doudna named fellow; remembering Peters

April 27, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out about what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

April 26, 2020
New this week: ASBMB webinar on #scicomm about COVID-19, AAAS discussion about inclusion in science outreach, ASCB webinar on doctoral student well-being, webcast about COVID-19 disparities
This week's staff picks
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This week's staff picks

April 25, 2020
Lessons from a snail, a bird-watching app, a classic novel, killer brownies and more. Read about what our staff has been up to this week.
Fuchs and Bissell win Gairdners; Pagliarini moves to Missouri; remembering McEwen and Lingrel
Member News

Fuchs and Bissell win Gairdners; Pagliarini moves to Missouri; remembering McEwen and Lingrel

April 20, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

April 19, 2020
New this week: Genetics meeting goes virtual, ACS webinar on chem careers, lab design summit and more.
This week’s staff picks
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This week’s staff picks

April 18, 2020
Coffee cake, oysters, butterflies, "Parasite" and lots of Shakespeare. Here's what our staff has been reading, listening to, watching and doing this week.
Goldwater scholars named; Biochemical Society honors Eichman; remembering Sypherd
Member News

Goldwater scholars named; Biochemical Society honors Eichman; remembering Sypherd

April 13, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

April 12, 2020
New this week: Twitter chat about grad student and postdoc mental health, webinar about data integrity, and more.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

April 11, 2020
Online karaoke, a CRISPR documentary, lemon bars, live poultry and more. The ASBMB staff is back this week with more diversions for these stressful times.
Remembering Wakelam and Hu; awards for Bornfeldt and Olzmann
Member News

Remembering Wakelam and Hu; awards for Bornfeldt and Olzmann

April 6, 2020
Awards, honors, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

April 5, 2020
New this week: Twitter check-ins, a virtual seminar series on lipids and more.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

April 4, 2020
Simmering sauce, making art, playing games and looking for a laugh. Read about what our staff has been up to this week.
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.
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.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

March 28, 2020
Lunchtime doodles, blind love, addressing inequities, yoga breathing and more. Here's what the ASBMB staff has been reading, watching, listening to — and doing.
Chu wins educator award; Cech honored; remembering Holmgren
Member News

Chu wins educator award; Cech honored; remembering Holmgren

March 23, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

March 22, 2020
New this week: a special section with COVID-19 announcements and resources.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

March 21, 2020
We're back this week with more soothing selections for these stressful times. See what we're cooking, creating and consuming.
Patton–Vogt to lead department; Wiley Prize for Rosen; and more
Member News

Patton–Vogt to lead department; Wiley Prize for Rosen; and more

March 16, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
New ASBMB members
Member News

New ASBMB members

March 15, 2020
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomes new members who joined in December.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

March 15, 2020
Use this weekly list to get your ducks in a row.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

March 14, 2020
Managing Editor Comfort Dorn requested soothing selections for these stressful times. See what we came up with.
Roundup: How can scientists help fight COVID-19?
Announcement

Roundup: How can scientists help fight COVID-19?

March 13, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has many people asking, "What can I do to help?" Here, we round up a list of actions that research scientists can take.
 Life in the time of COVID-19
Member News

Life in the time of COVID-19

March 13, 2020
We asked ASBMB members how the pandemic is affecting them personally and professionally. Here are their dispatches.
Academy of Microbiology elects fellows; Fleming wins Gordon Award; remembering Brooks, McMacken
Member News

Academy of Microbiology elects fellows; Fleming wins Gordon Award; remembering Brooks, McMacken

March 9, 2020
Awards, honors, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

March 8, 2020
Use this weekly list to get your ducks in a row.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

March 7, 2020
Noises in your head, tiny things, photos of strangers, a cable guy, comforting cookies and more.
ASBMB Annual Meeting at EB2020 canceled
Annual Meeting

ASBMB Annual Meeting at EB2020 canceled

March 6, 2020
The decision comes as COVID-19 spreads, institutions instate travel restrictions and jurisdictions declare states of emergency. Read the letter sent to attendees.
Khalimonchuk joins committee, lab named for Leach, and more about members
Member News

Khalimonchuk joins committee, lab named for Leach and more about members

March 2, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
This week’s staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week’s staff picks

Feb. 29, 2020
A poem for February, industrial pollution as a crime of violence, massive Mexican murals and (of course) coronavirus. Here's what got our staff thinking this week.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Feb. 29, 2020
Use this weekly list to get your ducks in a row.
Inspiring black scientists listed; emerging researchers present work; remembering Gardner, Erdös work
Member News

Inspiring black scientists listed; emerging researchers present work; remembering Gardner, Erdös work

Feb. 24, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
It's time to complete your JBC Methods Madness bracket
Journal News

It's time to complete your JBC Methods Madness bracket

Feb. 24, 2020
Make your predictions for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.
ASBMB's new career center offers more than just jobs
Jobs

ASBMB's new career center offers more than just jobs

Feb. 23, 2020
When the society rolled out its new website earlier this year, it came with a new career center with many special features. Search the job board, create job alerts, get a free résumé critique and more.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Feb. 22, 2020
Use this weekly list to get your ducks in a row.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

Feb. 22, 2020
Climate change in Norway, saving rare citrus, the blackest black and more: Here's a compilation of what our staff has been reading, watching and listening to this week. Enjoy!
Meet Sarina Neote
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Meet Sarina Neote

Feb. 19, 2020
As the ASBMB’s science policy manager, she advocates for policies that strengthen the scientific workforce and promote an inclusive environment that is supportive of discovery.
Glycobiology awards; honors for Hall; remembering Saffran, Kornberg, Herrmann
Member News

Glycobiology awards; honors for Hall; remembering Saffran, Kornberg, Herrmann

Feb. 17, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Feb. 16, 2020
Use this weekly list to get your ducks in a row.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

Feb. 15, 2020
Here's a compilation of what our staff has been reading this week. Enjoy!
New ASBMB members
Member News

New ASBMB members

Feb. 10, 2020
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed more than 1,300 new member in November.
Belfort receives honorary degree; Evensen wins Marshall; remembering Mildvan, Fridovich
Member News

Belfort receives honorary degree; Evensen wins Marshall; remembering Mildvan, Fridovich

Feb. 10, 2020
Awards, honors, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

Feb. 8, 2020
Semicolons, drug development, bad hikers and more. Check out our staff favorites for the week.
Meet Kirsten Block
Announcement

Meet Kirsten Block

Feb. 5, 2020
She’s the ASBMB’s lead staffer for education, professional development and outreach.
Doudna, Charpentier win Wolf Prize; Brown, Goldstein, Hruby named fellows; remembering Kenneth Standing
Member News

Doudna, Charpentier win Wolf Prize; Brown, Goldstein, Hruby named fellows; remembering Kenneth Standing

Feb. 3, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

Feb. 1, 2020
Here’s a compilation of what our staff has been reading this week. Enjoy, and feel free to tweet us (@ASBMB) your thoughts.
Agarwal elected; Bassler honored; remembering Jane Park
Member News

Agarwal elected; Bassler honored; remembering Jane Park

Jan. 27, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
This week’s staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week’s staff picks

Jan. 25, 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright, juvenile incarceration, facial-recognition software. These are just a few of the topics we're reading about/watching/listening to.
Annual meeting workshops: Part 2
Annual Meeting

Annual meeting workshops: Part 2

Jan. 21, 2020
Topics include lab management, moving from academia to industry, and teaching biology with augmented reality and Lego bricks.
Dahms honored; Agre joins board; TWAS fellows
Member News

Dahms honored; Agre joins board; TWAS fellows

Jan. 20, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
This week’s staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

Jan. 18, 2020
Ice-fishing huts. Music and neuroscience. Sleep studies in the Antarctic. That's just a few of the topics ASBMB staff members are reading about.
JLR junior associate editors organize virtual issues
Journal News

JLR junior associate editors organize virtual issues

Jan. 14, 2020
The junior associate editors of the Journal of Lipid Research have organized four virtual issues highlighting cutting-edge research published by the journal.
Lemons and Osheroff win recognition; remembering Rudel and Wakil; ASPET fellows
Member News

Lemons and Osheroff win recognition; remembering Rudel and Wakil; ASPET fellows

Jan. 13, 2020
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

Jan. 11, 2020
Here’s a compilation of what our staff has been reading this week. Enjoy, and feel free to tweet us (@ASBMB) your thoughts.
Workshops, networking events and more programming
Annual Meeting

Workshops, networking events and more programming

Jan. 6, 2020
Committees, staff and members of the ASBMB are putting the finishing touches on programming and activities for the 2020 annual meeting.
New ASBMB members
Member News

New ASBMB members

Jan. 4, 2020
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomed more than 400 new members in October.
Awards, promotions, fellowships and more
Member News

Awards, promotions, fellowships and more

Jan. 4, 2020
Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.
Member Update: December 2019
Member News

Member Update: December 2019

Dec. 1, 2019
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members. Send us your updates.
New members: December 2019
Member News

New members: December 2019

Dec. 1, 2019
The ASBMB welcomes members from Kennesaw, Georgia to Akure, Nigeria (and so many other places).
Antibiotic awareness
Health Observance

Antibiotic awareness

Nov. 4, 2019
Many ASBMB members are on the hunt for the next generation of antibiotics, and still others are trying to figure out how to combat existing and emerging superbugs.
Member update: November 2019
Member News

Member update: November 2019

Nov. 1, 2019
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members. Send us your updates.
Mental health awareness
Health Observance

Mental health awareness

Oct. 1, 2019
There are a couple of mental health observances in the month of October, so the ASBMB is sharing research about how mental illnesses affect the brain and about the discovery of new and optimization of existing treatments.
Member update: October 2019
Member News

Member update: October 2019

Oct. 1, 2019
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members. Send us your updates.
12 young scientists win PROLAB awards
Award

12 young scientists win PROLAB awards

Oct. 1, 2019
These emerging researchers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Spain and Uruguay will receive travel grants to advance their work in laboratories in the United States and Canada.
ASBMB elects officers and council members
Member News

ASBMB elects officers and council members

Oct. 1, 2019
ASBMB members have elected two new officers and three council members, and the society’s committees have appointed new members and leaders.
Reading material
Books

Reading material

Sept. 1, 2019
Consider these books by members for your reading list.
Member update: September 2019
Member News

Member update: September 2019

Sept. 1, 2019
Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members. Send us your updates.
New members: September 2019
Member News

New members: September 2019

Sept. 1, 2019
We welcome more than 60 new members who joined the ASBMB in June.
2020 annual meeting abstract categories
Annual Meeting

2020 annual meeting abstract categories

Aug. 1, 2019
The last-chance deadline for abstracts for the ASBMB annual meeting in San Diego this spring is Jan. 30. Here's a list of the categories.
New members: August 2019
Member News

New members: August 2019

Aug. 1, 2019
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomes new members.
2019 honor society inductees
Student Chapters

2019 honor society inductees

June 1, 2019
The ASBMB Honor Society (Chi Omega Lambda) recognizes exceptional undergraduate juniors and seniors from our Student Chapters.
New members: June/July 2019
Member News

New members: June/July 2019

June 1, 2019
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomes new members.
New members: May 2019
Member News

New members: May 2019

May 1, 2019
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomes new members.
What we learned in the ATP
Professional Development

What we learned in the ATP

May 1, 2019
Seven members of the first group to complete the ASBMB’s Advocacy Training Program describe their experiences and share what they learned.
Journal of Lipid Research launches junior associate editors program
Journal News

Journal of Lipid Research launches junior associate editors program

April 1, 2019
Journal partners four assistant professors with senior editors so they can learn how to manage the peer-review process.
Seeking to understand the rules of life — and taking life lessons from dogs
Research Spotlight

Seeking to understand the rules of life — and taking life lessons from dogs

April 1, 2019
Carlos Lopez works to develop numerical methods to understand signal transduction cascades in cells and their dysregulation in cancer. He says his mentors encouraged him to seek the answers to big questions. And he takes lessons from his dogs.
JLR: Technique boosts omega-3 fatty acid levels in brain 100-fold
Journal News

JLR: Technique boosts omega-3 fatty acid levels in brain 100-fold

March 1, 2019
University of Illinois in Chicago researchers added a small amount of a simple phospholipid form of eicosapentaenoic acid to the diet of mice and increased the levels of EPA in their brains 100-fold.
New members: March 2019
Member News

New members: March 2019

March 1, 2019
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology welcomes new members.
Rare Disease Day
Health Observance

Rare Disease Day

Feb. 5, 2019
Rare Disease Day is Feb. 28. To mark this important health observance, the ASBMB is sharing throughout the month research and stories about living with, treating and investigating the underlying biological mechanisms of rare diseases and disorders.
Thyroid Awareness Month 2019
Health Observance

Thyroid Awareness Month

Jan. 22, 2019
The thyroid is an endocrine gland in the neck that secretes two important hormones, T3 and T4. Though T4 makes up most of the volume of hormones secreted by the gland, most of that is converted back to T3, the active form, in the liver and kidney.
Herb Tabor turns 100
Member News

Herb Tabor turns 100

Jan. 1, 2019
To celebrate the centennial birthday on Nov. 28 of the Journal of Biological Chemistry’s former longtime editor-in-chief, friends from all over shared their photos, memories and well wishes.
Grad students face mental wellness challenges
Wellness

Grad students face mental wellness challenges

Jan. 1, 2019
Information published by the Council of Graduate Schools indicates that a growing percentage of master’s and doctoral students are depressed, distressed or struggling to maintain their mental health.
National Diabetes Month 2018
Health Observance

National Diabetes Month

Nov. 5, 2018
November is National Diabetes Month, and this year the American Diabetes Association chose the theme “everyday reality.” For many ASBMB members, diabetes is an everyday reality – in the lab, in life or in both.
Health Observance

Eczema Awareness Month

Oct. 19, 2018
Eczema affects tens of millions of Americans, but it’s one of those conditions that is, in a way, hiding in plain sight.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Health Observance

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct. 4, 2018
We observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by sharing patient stories, related reporting and research.
2018 honor society inductees
Student Chapters

2018 honor society inductees

Oct. 1, 2018
The ASBMB honor society (Chi Omega Lambda) recognizes exceptional undergraduate juniors and seniors pursuing degrees in the molecular life sciences at colleges or universities with ASBMB Student Chapters.
JBC: Award winners pen essays
Journal News

JBC: Award winners pen essays

Oct. 1, 2018
To celebrate the many dimensions of scientific achievement honored by the 2018 ASBMB awards, the editors of the Journal of Biological Chemistry invited the winders to submit articles on subjects of their choosing. Here are excerpts.
Meeting abstract advice
Professional Development

Meeting abstract advice

Oct. 1, 2018
We’ve rounded up some tips on what to do (and not do) to make your abstract shine.
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month
Health Observance

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month

Sept. 1, 2018
Early detection remains a priority for ovarian cancer, as does developing effective therapies. With that in mind, the ASBMB shared stories and studies in September in observance of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
2018 PROLAB recipients
Award

2018 PROLAB recipients

Sept. 1, 2018
Nine emerging scientists from Latin American countries win travel grants to study biochemistry in the U.S., Canada and Spain.
A dozen moments in the spotlight
Annual Meeting

A dozen moments in the spotlight

Sept. 1, 2018
More than 200 scientists — from undergrads to established investigators — presented their research during Spotlight Sessions at the 2018 ASBMB annual meeting. Here’s what 12 of them said about the experience.
Breastfeeding Awareness Month
Health Observance

Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Aug. 2, 2018
Learn about maternal nutrition, babies’ DHA production enzymes, infant microbiomes, breast milk peptides, immunity and more.
A network helps launch a career
Professional Development

A network helps launch a career

Aug. 1, 2018
Gustavo Silva, an assistant professor of biology at Duke University, discusses how he navigated his scientific career and the challenges of building supportive professional connections.
World Hepatitis Day
Health Observance

World Hepatitis Day

July 26, 2018
The ASBMB participated in World Hepatitis Day on July 28 by sharing research about the mechanisms and effects of viral hepatitis.
Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month
Health Observance

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June 5, 2018
Each year in June, the Alzheimer’s Association organizes Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month to rally behind those with the devastating neurodegenerative disease. The ASBMB participated in the observance.
Mentors guided a career that now aims at a cure
Research Spotlight

Mentors guided a career that now aims at a cure

June 1, 2018
Marina Ramirez–Alvarado, a professor at the Mayo Clinic, was supported by numerous mentors on her career path to researching an incurable disease.
World Autoimmune & Autoinflammatory Arthritis Day
Health Observance

World Autoimmune & Autoinflammatory Arthritis Day

May 18, 2018
The International Foundation for Autoimmune & Autoinflammatory Arthritis has orchestrated an annual campaign since 2012 to raise awareness of diseases that are autoimmune in nature and that cause joint inflammation and pain.
His career is all in the timing
Research Spotlight

His career is all in the timing

May 1, 2018
The career path of D. Fernando Estrada included seven years as an active-duty Army officer before he began work on his Ph.D.; he came to science on his own terms and in his own time.
World Meningitis Day
Health Observance

World Meningitis Day

April 19, 2018
Meningitis affects 1 million people globally each year. Many types of bacteria, and some viruses and fungi, cause meningitis.
Alcohol Awareness Month
Health Observance

Alcohol Awareness Month

April 18, 2018
April is Alcohol Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction. This year's theme is "Changing attitudes: It's not a 'rite of passage.'"
Sacrifice and a strong network help build a research career
Research Spotlight

Sacrifice and a strong network help build a research career

April 1, 2018
In this 2018 Q & A, Adela Cota–Gomez talks about how her parents’ sacrifice motivated her to pursue a career in research and how her professional network helped her get on her chosen career path.
World Tuberculosis Day
Health Observance

World Tuberculosis Day

March 23, 2018
The ASBMB observes World Tuberculosis Day with a collection of research articles.
Leadership: the sock’s-eye view
Professional Development

Leadership: the sock’s-eye view

March 1, 2018
A contributor with a down-to-earth perspective shares his thoughts on the qualities that define a leader in the lab and everywhere else. Be sure to read his biography.
Doing and teaching research
Research Spotlight

Doing and teaching research

March 1, 2018
Ana Maria Barral describes how she both does her own research and teaches others how to incorporate research into undergraduate education
From back-porch evolution to learning slang at the bench
Research Spotlight

From back-porch evolution to learning slang at the bench

Feb. 1, 2018
When Shantá D. Hinton was a little girl, her grandfather taught her about the evolution of snakes and frogs. Now she investigates enzymes and celebrates the energy of a new generation of scientists.
Battling imposter syndrome and anxiety in the quest for an academic science career
Research Spotlight

Battling imposter syndrome and anxiety in the quest for an academic science career

Jan. 1, 2018
After a nontraditional path that included earning a GED when she was 22, Chacón battled imposter syndrome and anxiety in her quest for an academic science career.
Becoming a scientist-educator
Research Spotlight

Becoming a scientist-educator

Nov. 1, 2017
Her graduate school experiences inspired Veronica Segarra to pursue a career in science that combines bench work, teaching and outreach.
M.D.–Ph.D. student seeks to uncover telomere-based therapeutic strategies
Research Spotlight

M.D.–Ph.D. student seeks to uncover telomere-based therapeutic strategies

Oct. 1, 2017
Maggie Pruitt, an M.D.–Ph.D. student at the University of Kansas Medical Center, seeks to uncover telomere-based cancer therapeutic strategies.
Chemist got her start a world away
Research Spotlight

Chemist got her start a world away

Sept. 1, 2017
Wunmi Sadik’s science has carried her from Nigeria to Australia to her role as professor and director of a cross-disciplinary center in upstate New York.
Richard J. Havel (1925 – 2016)
Retrospective

Richard J. Havel (1925 – 2016)

Aug. 1, 2016
Richard J. Havel contributed to the emergence of the field of lipid metabolism. John Kane and Mary Malloy pay tribute to him.
Getting over the Ph.D. hump
Education

Getting over the Ph.D. hump

Aug. 1, 2015
Half of all doctoral students quit. We asked scientists to write about what got them over the “I’m dropping out” hump and what steadied them on their paths to Ph.D.s. 
Meet Dennis Voelker
Interview

Meet Dennis Voelker

Jan. 1, 2015
Dennis Voelker at National Jewish Health in Denver recently joined the ranks of the associate editors at the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Meet Jerry Hart
Interview

Meet Jerry Hart

March 1, 2013
He doesn’t break a sweat juggling his duties as an associate editor for both the Journal of Biological Chemistry and Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, all while leading a department.
Meet Ruma V. Banerjee
Interview

Meet Ruma V. Banerjee

June 1, 2012
Ruma Banerjee, professor of biological chemistry at the University of Michigan, is an associate editor for the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Meet Marion Sewer
Research Spotlight

Meet Marion Sewer

June 1, 2011
She's an associate professor in the Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego.
Q&A with Avery August
Research Spotlight

Q&A with Avery August

Sept. 24, 2010
Avery August talks about his research and interests and shares some of the challenges he has faced.