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Ankita Arora
April 21, 2021
Eternal memories and an overdue tribute — storing digital data in DNA
Researchers crowdsourced 10,000 images, stored them on synthetic DNA and then used them to create a portrait of Rosalind Franklin, an often overlooked star of DNA discovery.
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Unraveling the mind’s eye — science through a novel lens
Art

Unraveling the mind’s eye — science through a novel lens

April 8, 2021

By exploring the intersection of art, vision loss and science, Erica Tandori creates multisensory displays to articulate the findings of biological research.

Robert L. Post (1920 – 2021)
Retrospective

Robert L. Post (1920 – 2021)

April 5, 2021

Post laid much of the groundwork for our understanding of the way cells maintain their ionic composition through the action of a family of proteins called ion pumps.

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.

A molecular biologist by day and a science artist by night
Art

A molecular biologist by day and a science artist by night

April 2, 2021

Beata Mierzwa is a postdoctoral researcher at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at the University of California, San Diego. She is also an artist with a growing science art brand.

Meet Josseline Ramos–Figueroa
Annual Meeting

Meet Josseline Ramos–Figueroa

April 2, 2021

She will be one of two official tweeters for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's annual meeting in April.

Meet Danielle Schmitt
Annual Meeting

Meet Danielle Schmitt

April 1, 2021

She will be one of two official tweeters for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's annual meeting in April.

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Hanawalt, Nagata and Regev named AACR fellows

The American Association for Cancer Research Academy recognizes scientists whose contributions have led to progress against cancer.
Hanawalt, Nagata and Regev named AACR fellows

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Journal of Lipid Research names new junior associate editors
Journal News

Journal of Lipid Research names new junior associate editors

March 31, 2021

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

‘Grad school is just the foundation’
Interview

‘Grad school is just the foundation’

March 30, 2021

Rebecca Krisher, global director of reproductive biology at Genus, went from developing new techniques for human in vitro fertilization to research in animal breeding.

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.

Remembering Curtiss, former JLR associate editor
In Memoriam

Remembering Curtiss, former JLR associate editor

March 29, 2021

She studied plasma lipoproteins, inflammation and innate immunity in atherosclerosis and was a champion of women in science.

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.

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 is affecting them personally and professionally. We recently asked them how it has changed there lives, one year later. Here are their dispatches.

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