By Zane Younger, Marymount Manhattan College On May 2, 2016, the ASBMB Student Chapter of Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) hosted an organ donation event in which students were encouraged to enroll as organ donors in the state of New York and informed on the facts of organ donation. This was the second organ donation awareness…
By Courtney Lepping, Stockton University Oxitec, a biotechnology company, is launching a project that seeks to combat viral threats by using genetically modified (GM) male mosquitoes that contain a lethal gene and a gene with an identifier.
By Andrea Anastasio, ASBMB The 20th annual ASBMB Undergraduate Poster Competition was on April 2, 2016 at the San Diego Convention Center. Over two hundred undergraduates from across the country competed.
By Erica Siebrasse, ASBMB Learning how to network can feel intimidating but it becomes easier with practice.
By Erica Siebrasse, ASBMB Whether you’re wondering what to pack for the ASBMB annual meeting next week or preparing for an interview, these tips on what to wear will help you in any professional situation.
By James Hazzard, University of Arizona On February 20, 2016, the University of Arizona’s ASBMB Student Chapter (UA Biochemistry Club) hosted the 7th Biological, Engineering, and Chemical Undergraduate Research Conference (BECUR).
By Andrea Anastasio, ASBMB Congratulations to the 102 students who received travel awards to the 2016 ASBMB annual meeting!
By Dr. James T. Hazzard and Andrew Hausrath, University of Arizona Due to significant generational differences, a major challenge for us older folks at the university and college level is effectively sharing our passion for science and how to prepare high school students for the college experience.
By Melissa Harnois, University of Arizona Each summer, the University of Arizona Biochemistry Club hosts BlastOff!, a week long summer camp which is offered free of charge to middle school students from low-income areas of Tucson.
By Rosie Wenrich, Marymount Manhattan College Marymount Manhattan College is a small liberal arts college in New York City with a growing biology program. The biology major consists of 40-50 students, allowing ample amounts of one-on-one attention for students and teachers, as well as multiple in-house research opportunities.