It's time to complete your JBC Methods Madness bracket
Calling all scientists! Do you have a favorite method? Is there a biochemical technique you think has had monumental impacts on basic research and deserves a moment in the spotlight? The Journal of Biological Chemistry’s Methods Madness tournament is the chance you’ve been waiting for to voice your opinions. The person with the top-scoring bracket will win a $50 gift card.
How to participate
- Download and fill in your bracket. Use the editable PDF to make your predictions. Save your changes!
- Email your bracket to JBC. Double-check your entry, and then email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Follow JBC on Twitter and vote for your favorite methods. The JBC Twitter handle is @JBiolChem. They'll be posting weekly polls. Don't forget to participate.
Visit the JBC Methods Madness website for the complete rules.
A note about JBC methods
It's well known that science progresses by building on the shoulders of those who came before. That's especially true for papers that report new tools — genetic constructs, small molecules, model organisms, etc. — that can be directly used by colleagues to jump-start a new project or resolve a technical hurdle. And at JBC, our high standards for rigor and reproducibility mean that readers can trust published tools to work as promised.
— Lila Gierasch, JBC editor-in-chief
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