February 2012

'Living Lab' tackles molecular structures involved in disease

The National Institutes of Health and the scientific instruments company FEI have created the Living Lab Structural Biology Center. The lab will exploit near-atomic resolution microscopy and other structural biology techniques to better understand the molecular bases for diseases such as cancer and HIV/AIDS.


ASBMB Career Symposium

Scenes from the ASBMB career symposium held last month in California.


BMB blogs in brief

In her monthly column, ASBMB Today contributor Aditi Das reports on OpenHelix’s “Tip of the Week” blog, which features visual tools from new and existing databases to answer questions about proteomics and genomics.


Quick poll

If biochemistry and molecular biology were a color, what would it be?  Yes, it might seem like a silly question. But we value your input as we begin strategizing about the future look of ASBMB Today. Cheers!


Research Spotlight: Alberto I. Roca

ASBMB Education and Professional Development Manager Weiyi Zhao’s monthly online column features diversity consultant Alberto I. Roca. Read about how his post-lab career path led to his work with MinorityPostdoc.org, through which he helps grad students transition to postdoc training and helps grad students and postdocs find professional positions.


Rising stars at special symposium on ATPase

This past fall, ASBMB held an ATPase Symposium in California with nearly 200 attendees and 187 abstracts. Ten “Best Presentation” awards were issued to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who presented outstanding short talks and posters. Find out more about the winners.

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