Science outreach and communication
The ASBMB organizes science communication and outreach activities and develops tools, resources and opportunities for members to improve their science communication and public engagement skills. These efforts are spearheaded by the Science Outreach and Communication Committee.
Science in a Flash
The ASBMB flash talk competition
Maija Niemisto teaches and conducts research on the Hudson River.
After the pandemic closed schools in Uganda and around the world, this educational show was created organically from conversations with teachers, science experts and children.
Members of the ASBMB Maximizing Access Committee write in response to the massacre of Black Americans in Buffalo, N.Y.
Science journalists say they face threats of online harassment — and that newsrooms are doing little to protect them.
"The periodic table is your cheat sheet," Renae Crossing tells new chemistry students. "You don't need to memorize it. It is a tool for you, and I am going to teach you how to use it."
Our academic careers columnist writes about how students, postdocs and professors can get involved in the essential work of outreach while keeping their day jobs.
Opportunities from the ASBMB
Virtual events and workshops
Shaping the Narrative: Effective science communication in the COVID-19 era
A panel discussion about how scientists can use their credibility and critical thinking to cut through the noise and guide the national COVID-19 dialogue.