Regional meeting report: The Active Site

By Kristian Teichert Editor’s note: The Northeast Regional Meeting was supported by the ASBMB Student Chapters Regional Meeting Award. The 2017 application deadline is Jan. 13. On Oct. 16, 2016, the ASBMB student chapter at Northeastern University hosted the ASBMB Student Chapters Northeast Regional Meeting, called The Active Site. The purpose of this meeting was…

Putting your best poster forward

By Jessica Waninger-Saroni, St. Mary’s University Jessica received honorable mention in the 2014 ASBMB poster competition for Enzyme Mechanisms and Chemical Biology Best Thematic Poster Award. She presented her poster, “The crystal structure of SOD5; an unusual copper-only superoxide dismutase.” After countless hours spent in the lab doing experimental procedures, it can seem daunting to…

Beating the Competition II: Tips for Presenting at Research Conferences

By Angelica Omaiye, Seattle University With your beautiful, award winning poster prepared, are you ready for the 2013 ASBMB Annual Meeting? If this is to be your first time attending a science meeting, don’t sweat! I had absolutely no idea what to expect or do when I arrived at my first conference, but once I got…