Recent Issues of ASBMB Today


August   2015

On our cover, we feature a special section on education and professional development. The contributors to this section provide advice for those trying to get over the Ph.D. hump and for those picking a graduate school program or postdoctoral position. The section also features lessons that can be learned from the mistakes of senior scientists and tips on getting the most out of myIDP.  We hope you enjoy the issue!


June   2015

On our cover, we feature a story about a rare brain tumor that always has seemed unstoppable. But a recent discovery might mean there is reason for hope. Our Defying Stereotypes series comes to a close with a profile of Joe Wong, a scientist and comedian.  


May   2015

On our cover, we feature biochemist Peggy A. Whitson, who will head out again next year to the International Space Station, where she will conduct experiments for many Earth-bound scientists. This issue contains two installments in our Defying Stereotypes series about people with scientific training who have careers away from the bench: One story is about sportswriter Jay Jaffe, and the other is about bestselling romance novelist Stephanie Laurens. This issue includes tips for undergraduates embarking upon their first research experiences and words of wisdom for new Ph.D. recipients. In the President's Message, Steve McKnight takes a look at the scoring criteria for National Institutes of Health grants and proposes a new approach to NIH grant review. For Lipid News enthusiasts, Symeon Siniossoglou discusses the "many faces of lipins." Finally, don't miss this issue's three contributions to the "Generations" series. We hope you enjoy the May issue!