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Stephanie Paxson
January 15, 2020
Undergraduate Research Award recipients describe their research.
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Member Update: December 2019
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Roberta F. Colman (1938 – 2019)
Retrospective

Roberta F. Colman (1938 – 2019)

December 01, 2019

Bobbie Colman was the fifth biochemist to join the faculty of the University of Delaware, where she taught and did research for more than three decades. She is remembered by friends and colleagues Hal White and Judith Voet.

Sydney Brenner (1927 – 2019)
Retrospective

Sydney Brenner (1927 – 2019)

December 01, 2019

Sydney Brenner won a Nobel Prize in 2002 for his groundbreaking work establishing the roundworm C. elegans as a model organism. Terrence Sejnowski remembers his wit and influence.

New members: December 2019
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New members: December 2019

December 01, 2019

The ASBMB welcomes members from Kennesaw, Georgia to Akure, Nigeria (and so many other places).

Ants in the lab
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Ants in the lab

December 01, 2019

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

Oxygen sensing and adapting to altitude
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Oxygen sensing
and adapting to altitude

December 01, 2019

Gregg Semenza is one of three physician–scientists sharing the 2019 Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine for their discoveries related to the protein complex hypoxia-inducible factor and the red blood cell–producing hormone it controls.

Annual meeting to highlight JLR junior associate editors
Annual Meeting

Annual meeting to highlight JLR junior associate editors

December 01, 2019

These four outstanding early-career scientists will present their work on April 7 in San Diego.

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

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

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Becoming an active citizen and scientist
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Becoming an active citizen and scientist

December 01, 2019

Ray Blind, a JLR junior associate editor, studies nonmembrane lipids and aims to help students who, like him, didn’t grow up in an elite academic world.

Blending clinical, research perspectives to define early lipid disease
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Blending clinical, research perspectives to define
early lipid disease

December 01, 2019

After Rotonya Carr had trained and practiced as a primary-care physician, the JLR junior associate editor went to work in a lab studying the biology of fatty liver disease.

Unraveling regulation of lipid partitioning
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Unraveling regulation of lipid partitioning

December 01, 2019

Watching his older brother’s career as an academic researcher helped Brandon Davies find his own path as a researcher. The JLR junior associate editor studies how distribution of fats in our tissues contributes to metabolic disorders.

The rich rewards of a steep learning curve
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The rich rewards
of a steep learning curve

December 01, 2019

When Gissette Reyes–Soffer moved from studying medicine to translational research, she had no lab experience. Now the JLR junior associate editor’s lab has developed methods to study lipid-altering proteins that regulate disease.

Member update: November 2019
Member News

Member update: November 2019

November 01, 2019

Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members. Send us your updates.

Giant gene thieves
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Giant gene thieves

November 01, 2019

From Siberian ice cores to Australian lake beds, John Arnst writes, massive viruses — only recently identified with the help of cryo-electron microscopy — are changing what we know about evolutionary biology and viral structure.

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