Annual Meeting

Photo gallery: Scenes from #DiscoverBMB in Seattle

ASBMB Today Staff
July 4, 2023

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology hosted Discover BMB, the society’s first stand-alone meeting in many years, March 25–28 at the Seattle Convention Center.

The consensus: Good times and good science were enjoyed by all.

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Squire Booker of Pennsylvania State University received both the ASBMB Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award and the ASBMB–Merck Award.
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Odaelys Pollard and Melissa Rowland–Goldsmith of the ASBMB Science Outreach and Communication Committee lead a hands-on activity during Community Day, a pilot event designed to engage local high school students with real life science and expose them to BMB career paths.
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Seattle-area high school students work on a hands-on Community Day activity.
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Daily poster sessions in the exhibit hall at the Seattle Convention Center drew enthusiastic crowds.
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Onyeka Obidi of the University of Utah presents his poster on structure and mechanism of neurexin-adhesion GPCR interactions in neuronal synapses.
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Brice Durocher of the University of Wisconsin–LaCrosse discusses a poster.
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Nidhi Shukla of Case Western Reserve University explains her research during a poster session.
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During a poster presentation session, Sarah Fahlberg of the Unversity of Wisconsin–Madison points out a detail.
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Attendees visit the booths of exhibitors Echelon Biosciences, SinoBiological and Cayman.
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Susan Forsburg, at right, a professor at the University of Southern California and a 2023 ASBMB fellow, converses with other attendees in the exhibit hall.
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Attendees from Wellesley College stream into a women's networking event.
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Attendees converse at a networking event.
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First-time attendee Norman Sue of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill stands during a talk.
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At the Seattle Aquarium, networking reception attendees got to know each other while exploring hands-on exhibits of marine life.
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An employee at the Seattle Aquarium talks to networking reception attendees about the exhibits of marine life.
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ASBMB President Ann Stock of Rutgers University, Meetings Committee Chair Vahe Bandarian of the University of Utah and former President Toni Antalis of the University of Maryland attend the networking reception at the Seattle Aquarium.
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Discover BMB 2023 co-chairs Karen Allen of Boston University and Craig Cameron of the University of North Carolina enjoy a moment onstage.
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Maximizing Access Committee members Allison Augustus–Wallace (left) and Kayunta Johnson–Winters participate in a roundtable discussion.
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Kari van Zee of Oregon State talks with other attendees near the ASBMB booth.
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2023 ASBMB fellows Phil Ortiz of the State University of New York and Marilee Benore of the University of Michigan watch a presentation with Discover BMB Co-chair Craig Cameron of the University of North Carolina and Meetings Committee Chair Vahe Bandarian of the University of Utah.
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Troy Lowe of UCLA and Harrison Tarbox of the University of San Diego present their posters
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Women in BMB Chair Susan Baserga, right, presents Kerry Anne Rye, co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Lipid Research, with the Mid-Career Leadership Award.
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Shantá D. Hinton, a professor at the College of William and Mary and a member of the Public Affairs Advisory Committee, attends the women's networking event.
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Attendees take notes at a poster session.
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Discover BMB was all about listening ...
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And networking ...
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And listening ...
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And networking ...
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And listening ...
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And listening ... while networking.
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See you in San Antonio for Discover BMB 2024!

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