Tag Archives: ASBMB

FASEB president-elect speaks at congressional briefing on impact of CR

On November 29, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) President-Elect Thomas O. Baldwin, PhD, spoke at a Capitol Hill briefing organized by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). The event explored the impact that another “continuing resolution” (CR) would have on biomedical research. Dr. Baldwin acknowledged that it is critical… Read More »

FASEB society members win major prizes

Seven scientists with ties to the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology were among the 2016 winners of the Nobel Prize, Lasker Awards, and MacArthur “Genius Grants.” Yoshinori Ohsumi, PhD, a member of both the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and the Genetics Society of America, was awarded the Nobel Prize in… Read More »

FASEB welcomes new president and officers

On July 1, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) welcomed its new President, Hudson H. Freeze, PhD. Dr. Freeze is Professor of Glycobiology and Director of the Human Genetics Program at the Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in La Jolla. “I am honored to lead FASEB—the policy and advocacy voice of 125,000 scientists. Today,… Read More »

FASEB BioArt on display at Experimental Biology

On April 5, scientists and members of the public gathered to meet winners of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) BioArt competition and view their winning images. The event, sponsored by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, was held at Karl Strauss Brewery during the 2016 Experimental Biology meeting. “It’s… Read More »

Scientists with ties to FASEB win 2015 Nobel Prize awards

Five scientists with ties to the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) were honored with this year’s Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Physiology or Medicine. Youyou Tu received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for research that formed the basis for one of today’s most effective ‪malaria treatments, artemisinin. FASEB’s educational publication… Read More »