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It's time to complete your
JBC Methods Madness bracket

Make your predictions for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card
ASBMB Today Staff
By ASBMB Today Staff
February 24, 2020

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

  1. Download and fill in your bracket. Use the editable PDF to make your predictions. Save your changes! 
  2. Email your bracket to JBC. Double-check your entry, and then email it to methods@asbmb.org.
  3. 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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