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.
The Art of Science Communication
An online, interactive course that provides fundamental training in science communication.
After the program, more students drew pictures of scientists as themselves or people of color, demonstrating that they are internalizing an identity of becoming a scientist.
One of the most popular talks at the ASBMB annual meeting last month was by careers columnist Martina G. Efeyini. Here are some takeaways. (You can also watch it on demand.)
By exploring the intersection of art, vision loss and science, Erica Tandori creates multisensory displays to articulate the findings of biological research.
Beata Mierzwa is a postdoctoral researcher at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at the University of California, San Diego. She is also an artist with a growing science art brand.
Biochemists and biophysicists represented the proteins they study through movement in this year’s "Dance your Ph.D." competition.
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.
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.