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Career Development

CV Review


Work one-on-one with a senior ASCB member to improve your CV.

Local Meetings


Postdocs/Students: Let ASCB fund a meeting you organize.


Kaluza Prizes


Learn more about the Kaluza Prizes for excellence in graduate research

Career Perspectives


Learn about scientists in non-traditional careers.

Career Webinars


Archivied webinars on networking, getting an industry job, and developing your value statement.

Biotech Course


It introduces PhD scientists to competencies needed to thrive in industry.



iBiology’s mission is to convey, in the form of open-access free videos, the excitement of modern biology and the process by which scientific discoveries are made.

Educator Resources


Educational resouces for K-12, undergrad, and graduate teachers and students.

Get Involved


How you can help promote science and the ASCB



Learn about awards given by the ASCB, view past award winners, and see the latest calls for nominations.

Career Publications


ASCB Offers numerous career resources and publications for researchers and educators.

ASCB Supports

  • Women in Cell Biology (WICB)
  • International Members
  • Minorities
  • Students & Postdocs

Women in Cell Biology"WICB" began in the early 1970s as a group of women cell biologists, sensitized by the women’s movement of the time, who began to notice the underrepresentation of women in academia in general and cell biology in particular. A mimeographed newsletter began circulating, and ad hoc meetings were held at ASCB meetings, with notices posted in women’s washrooms. Two engaging histories of the WICB pioneers and their adventures have been written by Laura Williams, in the August and October 1996 ASCB Newsletters. In 1992, the ASCB Council invited WICB to become a standing committee of the ASCB, and its by-then traditional activities at the Annual Meetings have continued apace.

International Affairs CommitteeThe major objectives of the International Affairs Committee (IAC) are to serve ASCB’s international members and enhance their engagement in the Society, to reach out to international colleagues to promote scientific exchange, to contribute to building capacity in cell biology worldwide, transcend the complex political issues facing the world today, and set an example of how to cooperate productively, sharing ideas, and creatively moving forward.

International Affairs CommitteeThe Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC), one of the standing committees of the American Society for Cell Biology, has as its goal to significantly increase the involvement of underrepresented minority scientists in all aspects of the Society. To achieve this goal we recognize the need to promote the professional development of and to recruit minority scientists.

COMPASSAs young scientists, our interests are broad-ranging, but we share a passion for learning to communicate about our science effectively, helping our peers prepare themselves for the diverse career possibilities available to them, and expanding the reach of the ASCB. The Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS) is working to accomplish these goals and make ASCB a supportive community for trainees in science.