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February 24, 2020
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Dagar dissects a prostate cancer driver
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Dagar dissects a prostate cancer driver

February 08, 2020

This JBC/Tabor award winner has found a way to block androgen signaling in prostate cancer cells.

Varghese roams from forests to enzymes
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Varghese roams from forests to enzymes

February 07, 2020

JBC/Tabor award winner Febin Varghese studies how iron-only nitrogenase responds to oxygen, with the long-term goal of increasing crop production.

Meet Kirsten Block
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Meet Kirsten Block

February 05, 2020

She’s the ASBMB’s lead staffer for education, professional development and outreach.

Yang follows the science where it takes her
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Yang follows the science where it takes her

February 05, 2020

During her Ph.D., JBC/Tabor award winner Cindy Yang studied the health effects of astaxanthin, an antioxidant carotenoid compound found in algae.

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

February 03, 2020

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

JBC/Tabor award winners to speak at annual meeting
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JBC/Tabor award winners to speak at annual meeting

January 31, 2020

Named for the journal’s long-time editor-in-chief, the awards recognize early-career first authors of standout JBC papers for their creativity and scientific excellence.

Retrospective

Marilyn Farquhar (1928 – 2019)

Marilyn Farquhar "rightly ranks among the pioneers in her field and especially as a role model for women in science," write John Bergeron and J. David Castle, who knew Farquhar for more than half a century.
Marilyn Farquhar (1928 – 2019)

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Chang has made the WWOX gene his life’s work
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Chang has made the WWOX gene his life’s work

January 29, 2020

Though Chang’s lab frequently numbered fewer than five people, his team was one of three to report independently the cloning of WWOX in 2001.

Cupcakes and bra pong — raising awareness through outreach
Student Chapters

Cupcakes and bra pong — raising awareness through outreach

January 28, 2020

Students at Marymount Manhattan College raised breast cancer awareness on their campus with an event funded by an ASBMB Student Chapter Outreach Grant.

Agarwal elected; Bassler honored; remembering Jane Park
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Agarwal elected; Bassler honored; remembering Jane Park

January 27, 2020

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

Premed from day 1 — researcher from day 3
Student Chapters

Premed from day 1 — researcher from day 3

January 27, 2020

In his senior year, Koushik Muralidharan was elected ASBMB Student Chapter president at Monmouth University.

Understanding how arsenic changes chromatin and causes cancer
Research Spotlight

Understanding how arsenic changes chromatin and causes cancer

January 23, 2020

Yvonne Fondufe–Mittendorf, who took a winding path from the Republic of Cameroon to the bluegrass of Kentucky, calls herself “an academic tourist.”

Kensal E. van Holde (1928 – 2019)
Retrospective

Kensal E. van Holde (1928 – 2019)

January 22, 2020

One of the world’s premier physical biochemists and a longtime associate editor of the Journal of Biological Chemistry is remembered by his friend and colleague Christopher Mathews.

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