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Life science educator’s regional meeting planned for Soka University of America

The 2020 American Society for Cell Biology Regional Meeting, Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists, will be held May 30 at Soka University of America in Alisa Viejo, California. This day-long conference for a teaching-intensive audience of life...
3-Feb-2020 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Applicants sought for public engagement grants

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is offering grants ranging from $10,000 to $35,000 to support new proposals, as well as ongoing programs that engage communities with science. Applications are open now through March 31, and applicants...
30-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Biotech courses return to east, west campuses for summer

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) offers two, week-long, hand-on courses to help current or recent PhDs transition into biotechnology, medical technology, or pharmaceutical careers.
29-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Cell bio society offers members discount on lab leadership training

To help new investigators become effective and productive PIs and group leaders, the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, Missouri have partnered to offer a discount on the intensive...
28-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Highlights for reporters from the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting

Check out this day-by-day rundown of events and sessions of interest to media at the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting taking place Dec. 7-11 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.
4-Dec-2019 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Connecting Scientists and Ideas: Why the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting is must-do

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) once again have teamed up to produce the largest gathering of cell scientists in the world. The 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting takes place Dec. 7-11, in...
2-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Contest showcases winning green fluorescent protein images, videos

Earlier this year, the call went out to the worldwide scientific community to submit their most beautiful and intriguing images and videos created using green fluorescent protein (GFP), the glowing molecule that revolutionized cell imaging 25 years...
20-Nov-2019 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cell bio society's journal joins portable peer review platform

Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) is one of the first journals to participate in a new platform that enables journal-independent, “portable” peer review.
14-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Human organoids are being hailed as a major development in biomedicine by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

1-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT

American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) experts can offer background information on Nobel Prize winners & their science.

27-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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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ASCB is an inclusive, international community of biologists studying the cell, the fundamental unit of life. We are dedicated to advancing scientific discovery, advocating sound research policies, improving education, promoting professional development, and increasing diversity in the scientific workforce.


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