- Mark your calendar: March 28 - April 1, 2015, ASBMB 2015 Annual Meeting in Boston
- Need a job? Our careers website has new job listings and a weekly blog with positions that we think you might like.
- ASBMB Undergraduate Affiliate Network (UAN) student chapter renewals begin September 1, 2014.
Online now: August 2014 issue of ASBMB TodayIn our cover story, we learn about Jennifer Doudna's groundbreaking work on CRISPR and Cas9 and about her close relationship with her lab manager, who she says has played a pivotal role in her group's success. Thinking about making the jump from a faculty position to a spot in your institution's administration? See our second article in a series about moving to "the dark side" by Benjamin D. Caldwell and Mary Huff. Meanwhile, contributor Andrew Hollenbach writes about overcoming a significant roadblock on his career path: panic attacks. And Milton J. Cormier and Richard O. McCann write about the role of the Cormier lab in the cloning and expression of the GFP gene. Last, but not least, don't miss the first "President's Message" by ASBMB President Steven McKnight, who, by the way, will participate in a live-streamed Q&A session Aug. 11. Get your questions ready! Read the August issue.
JBC Thematic Review Series: Phospholipase D and Cancer
Phospholipase D signaling plays a critical role in cell growth and
proliferation, vesicular trafficking, secretion and endocytosis. Cancer
invasion and metastasis rely heavily on cellular motility, and, as such,
they have put PLD at center stage in cancer research, as outlined in
this Journal of Biological Chemistry minireview series organized by
Julian Gomez-Cambronero and George M. Carman.
ASBMB Members Named HHMI ProfessorsThe Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced 15 scientist-educators
who have been named HHMI professors. Each will receive $1 million over
five years "to create activities that integrate their research with
student learning in ways that enhance students' understanding of
science." Forty scientists have been named HHMI professors since the
program began in 2002.
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