ASCB Rainbow


Program Chairs:

Laura Machesky
Beatson Institute for Cancer Research

Tobias Walther

Harvard Medical School/HHMI

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Science is an international endeavor

Cell biology, like all science, is an international enterprise that relies on scientists in and from countries around the world. The upcoming 2017 first joint ASCB | EMBO meeting highlights the importance of inclusiveness and of the exchange of information and ideas beyond national boundaries.
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Keynote Speaker: Cori Bargmann

Fred Kavli Keynote Lecture Speaker

Building Knowledge by Integrating Levels: Genes, Cells and Behavior
Cori Bargmann, The Rockefeller University and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

2017 Doorstep Meeting

Cell Biology of Degeneration and Repair in the Nervous System

This doorstep symposium features leaders in the cell biology of brain development, function, and degeneration. The meeting will provide an overview of the field, with significant time allotted for discussion and interaction between audience and speakers.
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One-Day Biotech
Mini-Course, Dec. 1

Grad students and postdocs: Learn about bioscience commercialization processes, network with scientists who have transitioned from academia to industry, and learn tips to combine scientific, business, and social skills to become competitive for a professional career.
This course is full. Please contact Thea Clarke ( to be put on a waitlist.