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Doorstep meeting explores cancer from genome instability to therapy

ASCB’s 2019 Doorstep meeting convenes Saturday, December 7, in Washington, DC, and focuses on “Cancer: from genome instability to therapy.”AS
11-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Green fluorescent protein honored with contest

Send your beautiful images or videos to ASCB’s contest to honor the 25th anniversary of green fluorescent protein used as a bioscience tool.
15-May-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Editor-in-Chief Named for Cell Society’s Basic Research Journal

Matthew D. Welch of the University of California, Berkeley has been chosen to lead ASCB’s research journal, Molecular Biology of the Cell.
2-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Educator regional meeting allows networking opportunities in the Southeast

“Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists: An ASCB Regional Meeting” is a day-long meeting that will include education research and scientific plenaries, a poster session, networking lunch, afternoon workshops, and mixer.
28-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Summer Biotech Management Course Offered on Both Coasts

ASCB announces East and West Coast dates for summer biotech course, scholarships
27-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Professional Societies Unveil Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and 52 other leading academic and professional societies announced the creation the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM at a panel discussion during the AAAS Annual Meeting on February 15,...
15-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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ASCB announces new webinars for 2019

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) announces its 2019 free webinar series designed to provide life science educators worldwide with insights about how to design, conduct, and interpret education studies.
5-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cells ‘dance’ through endocytosis, metastasis

Celldance, a program of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), helps researchers tell the story of their research through video. Two new Celldance videos premiere Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the Society’s annual meeting, held jointing with the...
11-Dec-2018 3:00 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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