• ASBMB 2016 Annual Meeting


Saturday, April 2, 2016
9:00 am - 11:30 am               Building Your Outreach Program from A to Z
                                                Learn how to expand, improve or start your own public engagement program

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm             Communication Workshop: Make Your Elevator Pitch
                                                In this intense, hands-on workshop, you will get the chance to work with members  of the 
                                                ASBMB Public Outreach Committee to construct an elevator pitch, a brief,  engaging description 
                                                of your research that can be used in these types of  situations.

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm               Career Development Discussion Sessions
                                                Concurrent afternoon discussion sessions focused on graduate student and postdoc 
                                                professional development

Sunday, April 3, 2016
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm             Incentivizing Great Research
                                                Recommended for those interested in science policy  

 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm             CRISPR: Power and Challenges          

Workshop Chair: Marcin Nowotny, Int'l. Inst. of Molecular and Cell Biology

From Mechanism to Practice with Cas9-Mediated Knockout and Knockin
Jacob Corn
, Univ. of California, Berkeley
CRISPR_Cas9: Power and Challenges
Emmanuelle Charpentier
, Max-Planck Inst. for Infection Biology
Globally Monitoring Protein Synthesis in Time and Space Through Ribosome Profiling
Jonathan Weissman,
Univ. of California, San Francisco/HHMI


Monday, April 4, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm               Translational Scientist
                                                The 2016 SEBM Symposium, “Translational Scientist: Integrating Science and Medicine”, will focus on 
                                                key concepts of the translation of discovery to health care by way of presentations from the  NIH 
                                                directorate, emphasizing the role of the NIH in driving the training of the healthcare workforce and 
                                                advocating collaborative science

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm             Tell Your Science as a Story
                                                 Learn about what it takes to be a good storyteller during this interactive workshop derived from 
                                                ASBMB’s training course, “The Art of Science Communication.”

12:15 pm - 2:00 pm             ASBMB Accreditation Workshop
                                                Learn the characteristics of an ASBMB-accredited undergraduate program

6:30 pm- 9:00 pm                Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
                                                Come join ASBMB and the Simons Foundation at our Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon, where we will tackle
                                                molecular biology and biochemistry Wikipedia articles that are in dire need of renovation and teach
                                                you the basics of Wikipedia editing.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
9:45 am - 12:00 pm            Developing and Sharing Best Practices: From Concepts to Classroom Symposium
                                               Increase your knowledge of student assessment techniques around the ASBMB biochemistry 
                                               foundational concepts 

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm            The Do's and Don'ts of Data Analysis and Reporting
                                               A panel discussion hosted by the Journal of Biological Chemistry

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm              Maximizing Graduate/Postdoctoral Training for Non-Research STEM Careers
                                               A panel of scientists focusing on careers outside research