ASBMB members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced the addition of 213 new national and international members. Seven of the elected fellows are ASBMB members.

ASBMB Today April 2016

In our April issue, chief science correspondent Rajendrani Mukhopadyhay interviews popular speaker Fyodor Urnov, a researcher at Sangamo BioSciences who is an expert in zinc finger nucleases and helped coin the phrase “genome editing.” We speak with a bioartist who is creating new concepts of clothing inspired by the actions of bacteria that coat human skin, cover important new developments in education and outreach, and publish a song parody involving quorum sensing, Princeton’s Bonnie Bassler, and Madonna that’s guaranteed to make you grin.

Obituary: Marion Sewer (1972 – 2016)

 Marion SewerMarion Sewer, a national and international leader in the field of steroid hormone biosynthesis, passed away on Jan. 28, 2016, at the age of 43. Sewer was deputy chair of the ASBMB's minority affairs committee and co-organizer of a symposium at the forthcoming 2016 ASBMB Annual Meeting.

ASBMB Today March 2016

Our March issue looks ahead to the 2016 ASBMB annual meeting in April, with guides to special meeting events and profiles of our 16 annual award winners. We discover a bioartist who uses DNA phenotyping to create startling 3-D portraits of strangers, and science writer Alexandra Taylor delves into the life of C.C. Wang, a biochemist who modernized the field of parasitology.

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