October 2016

Cover of the current issue of ASBMB Today

2017 Annual meeting

Native American students




ASBMB Today October 2016The cover story for this issue, written by Angela Hopp, details the efforts of one woman to bring Native American students to the National Institutes of Health so they get to experience the thrills of biomedical research. There also is a message from Natalie Ahn, the current president of the society, and an article that describe the exciting changes in programming for the next ASBMB annual meeting. As always, the magazine offers a variety of stories, such as journal news, member updates and perspectives.
ASBMB member Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel Prize

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to ASBMB member Yoshinori Ohsumi at the Tokyo Institute of Technology’s Frontier Research Center for his pioneering work in discovering the mechanisms for autophagy.

Journal News

Submit to ASBMB journals directly from bioRxivASBMB journals always have accepted manuscripts previously posted on preprint servers. Now, authors can submit to bioRxiv and an ASBMB journal simultaneously.
JBC unveils Overleaf templateThe ASBMB, publisher of The Journal of Biological Chemistry, has partnered with  Overleaf, the free, collaborative cloud-based writing and reviewing tool, to make the submission process simpler for JBC authors.

Member News

Q&A with Aziz SancarCheck out our interview with Aziz Sancar at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, who received part of the 2015 Nobel Prize in chemistry.
ASBMB President Natalie Ahn's columnIn the October issue of ASBMB Today, ASBMB President Natalie Ahn writes about the ASBMB's identity and annual meeting.
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