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Physical sciences meet cell biology in special edition ‘Forces’ issue

The second annual edition of “Forces On and Within Cells, a special issue of Molecular Biology of the Cell, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), launched August 8, online.
8-Aug-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Media Invited to Attend the Celebrate Life Science Fair and Reception on Capitol Hill

On July 18, scientists will be on Capitol Hill to showcase science and discuss the revolutionary opportunities that exists in medical research, due in large part to the federal investment in the National Institutes of Health. Attendees will have the...
16-Jul-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Seven North American Communities to Benefit From ‘Science Sandbox’ Public Engagement Grants

The American Society for Cell Biology’s (ASCB) new Public Engagement Grants, supported by Science Sandbox, an initiative of the Simons Foundation, has selected seven finalists for the 2018 awards cycle. The grantees will receive from $10,000 to...
31-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


HHMI Chooses Four ASCB Members to Join 2018 Investigator Cadre

Four ASCB members were chosen to receive investigator funding from HHMI.
23-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New ASCB Public Engagement Grants Target Science Literacy

Apply for ASCB’s Public Engagement Grants. Grantees will receive from $10,000 to $35,000 for bold ideas that engage local communities with the process of science and increase public scientific literacy. The application deadline is March 31.
18-Jan-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Celldance Videos Intrigue Viewers at 2017 ASCB|EMBO Meeting with Stories of How Pathogens Invade; How Cells Navigate

Two dazzling cell biology themed videos created by researchers who are members of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) premiered on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the 2017 ASCB|EMBO Meeting in Philadelphia as part of ASCB’s Celldance program.
29-Nov-2017 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Two Former ASCB Presidents Win Breakthrough Prizes

Two past Presidents of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), Don Cleveland and Peter Walter, are among the winners of the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. Cleveland, a researcher at the University of California, San Diego, was 2013...
3-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Largest Conference of Cell Biologists From Across the Globe to Gather in Philadelphia December 2-6

The largest gathering of cell scientists will convene at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., from Dec 2 to Dec 6. The 2017 ASCB| EMBO Meeting, hosted by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), together with the European...
27-Nov-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The Case for a Career in Academia

Doctoral and postdoctoral trainees these days may be steering away from what was once thought to be their most obvious career path–academia. Faculty members themselves may be partly to blame for giving the profession a bad rap.
5-Jul-2017 8:00 AM EDT

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