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DORA receives $1.2M grant from Arcadia to accelerate research assessment reform

The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), an initiative that operates under the sponsorship of the American Society for Cell Biology, has been awarded a 3-year, $1.2M grant from Arcadia – a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and...
13-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ASCB Grant Funds Five New Innovative Public Engagement Projects

The American Society for Cell Biology is pleased to announce the five 2021 recipients of ASCB Public Engagement Grants, which are funded by Science Sandbox, an initiative of the Simons Foundation. This round of grantees features STEM outreach and...
21-Jun-2021 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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DORA Announces SPACE Rubric for Analyzing Institutional Conditions and Progress Indicators

The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) is proud to announce “SPACE to Evolve Academic Assessment: A rubric for analyzing institutional conditions and progress indicators.” The SPACE rubric is the latest resource from DORA...
13-Jun-2021 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Early-Career Editors join the board of Molecular Biology of the Cell journal

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is proud to announce the selection of 24 Early-Career Editors to join the board of Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC). This new group of pre-tenure faculty and postdocs will be responsible for...
1-Apr-2021 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ASCB opts for a virtual annual meeting once again

Cell Bio 2021 – an ASCB|EMBO Meeting will be held online once again. Meeting dates are set for December 1-10.
15-Mar-2021 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ASCB announces its inaugural cohort of NIH MOSAIC Scholars

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased to announce its first cohort of scholars for the Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) K99/R00 program, an initiative funded by the National...
29-Jan-2021 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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ASCB offers grants of up to $35K for science outreach projects

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is delighted to be able to offer its members up to $35,000 to fund bold ideas that engage local communities with the process of science and increase public scientific literacy.
13-Jan-2021 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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8-Dec-2020 9:05 AM 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)

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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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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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Directing science outreach and education before and after COVID-19

Many of us are committed to outreach and educating the public about science, but what is it like to do this...
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MBoC solicits papers for Eighth Special Issue on Quantitative Cell Biology

Submit a Paper MBoC is now accepting submissions at mbcpapers.org to the Eighth Annual Special Issue on ...
21 Jul 2021

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COMPASS Outreach Spotlight: Urban Ecologist program sparks science interest in middle schoolers

Using an ASCB Compass Outreach Grant, a University of Akron Department of Biology group of graduate and und...
15 Jul 2021

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Are the policy planets in line again?

Every so often, the planets in the U.S. policy universe line up to allow big steps forward in U.S. science ...
10 Jul 2021

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How art can teach kids science

Blue paint squirts onto a paper plate. Next is red, black, yellow, and finally, white. The pallet is ready....
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COMPASS Outreach Spotlight: Students learn science policy impact through Sci4NY

Science for New York (Sci4NY) is an initiative that aims to bridge gaps between policy and scientific commu...
01 Jul 2021

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The need for data on LGBTQ+ representation in science

Events of the past couple of years have forced the scientific community to recognize that we do not reflect...
29 Jun 2021

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ASCB employs initiatives to further increase meeting speaker diversity

To increase the diversity of speakers presenting at our annual meetings, ASCB has undertaken numerous speci...
29 Jun 2021

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COMPASS Outreach Spotlight: The VISTA Center

As the world was forced to embrace virtual learning, everyone had to adapt, but perhaps no one more than th...
25 Jun 2021

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WICB seeks images to celebrate its 50th anniversary

Are you a cell biologist and an aspiring artist? This might be your opportunity to show off some skills and...
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