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The Declaration on Research Assessment Expands Reach with New International Advisory Group

The Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) announces the formation of an international advisory board to provide strategic guidance to the initiative and to further its vision of advancing practical and robust approaches to research assessment...
17-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Congressmen receive cell biology society’s Public Service Award

Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Representative Tom Cole (R-OK04) were presented with the American Society for Cell Biology’s (ASCB) Public Service Award on September 27 for their unwavering support of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, basic...
1-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Thirteen New Fellows Named for Cell Biology Society

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased to present its cohort of 13 new Fellows for 2018.
6-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Journal to Begin Publishing Reviewer Commentary Along with Articles

To promote transparency in scientific research, the basic research journal of the American Society for Cell Biology, Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC), will begin publishing peer review reports along with articles beginning in early 2019.
29-Aug-2018 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Register Now for Free Green Card Webinar for Foreign Scientific Researchers

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) has teamed with immigration law firm Getson and Shatz to offer a free webinar—Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1A/NIW Case—on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 1:30-2:30 pm...
27-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Submissions Sought for 5th Annual Special Issue on Quantitative Cell Biology

The American Society for Cell Biology would like to formally announce that their journal Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) seeks submissions for the Fifth Annual Special Issue on Quantitative Cell Biology.
15-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


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