Support for women in BMB
The society’s newest committee gathers a group of “mighty women” to promote policies of gender equity and recognize individuals who are committed to advancing the careers of women in biochemistry and molecular biology.
To mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we look at Johns Hopkins biophysics professor Karen Fleming’s data-driven approach to studying gender equity
Spelman College has developed approaches to train and retain STEM grads. Will other institutions follow suit?
A conversation with Marilee Benore and Rana Dajani about their lives as women in science and their recent research projects.
Marina Holz, a dean and professor at New York Medical College, observes that increased home and childcare responsibilities are largely falling on the shoulders of women — to the detriment of their scientific work.
Linda Nhon learned the hard way how her family and cultural roots, experiences beyond the campus, and an adviser’s tough assessment could help her find her place at Georgia Tech.
"I got pregnant with twins during the last part of my postdoctoral training. The pregnancy was planned, but the two-for-one special was a shock and wreaked havoc on my detailed financial and career plans."
Women in STEM and gendered challenges
Domestic and emotional labor disparities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting women scientists’ productivity, which is likely to have long-term effects on their careers.
Picture a Scientist
Sharon Shattuck, the director of a new feature-length documentary "Picture a Scientist," and members of the ASBMB Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Committee held a panel discussion about the issues covered in the film.
The ASBMB Leadership Awards recognize individuals with a strong commitment to advancing the careers of women in biochemistry and molecular biology along with demonstrated excellence in research, discovery and/or service.
This ASBMB award winner is an associate professor at UCSF who aims to understand how cells communicate with each other and the environment.
The ASBMB honors an Emory University professor and trailblazer who is passionate about increasing diversity and inclusion in science.