ASBMB announces annual award lectures

BETHESDA, Md., April 9, 2018 — The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will hold its annual meeting April 21- 25 in San Diego. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Experimental Biology conference, at which four other host societies and multiple guest societies also will hold their annual meetings.

Below is a list of the ASBMB's annual award lecturers, in order of presentation.

For a day-by-day schedule of the ASBMB annual meeting, visit https://www.asbmb.org/meeting2018/program/scheduleataglance/.

8 a.m. Sunday, April 22 | Herbert Tabor Research Award

Winner: Gerald Hart, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Talk title: Nutrient regulation of signaling and transcription
More information about this award: https://www.asbmb.org/awards/tabor/
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Hart/

10 a.m. Sunday, April 22 | Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research

Winner: John Burke, University of Victoria
Talk title: Probing the structure, dynamics, and regulation of lipid signaling enzymes and their role in human disease
More information about this award: http://www.asbmb.org/awards/shaw
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Burke/

2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22 | ASBMB Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education

Winner: Paul Craig, Rochester Institute of Technology
Talk title: Promoting hypothesis-driven thinking in the undergraduate biochemistry lab
More information about this award: https://www.asbmb.org/awards/education/
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Craig/

8 a.m. Monday, April 23 | Avanti Award in Lipids

Winner: Dennis Voelker, National Jewish Health
Talk title: Phospholipid regulation of inflammatory processes and viral infection
More information about this award: http://www.asbmb.org/awards/avanti
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Voelker/

8:30 a.m. Monday, April 23 | Mildred Cohn Award in Biological Chemistry

Winner: Leemor Joshua-Tor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Howard Hughes Medical institute
Talk title: The origin recognition complex: Where it all begins
More information about this award: http://www.asbmb.org/awards/cohn
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Joshua-Tor/

9 a.m. Monday, April 23 | Earl and Thressa Stadtman Young Scholar Award

Winner: Andrei Korostelev, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Talk title: Visualizing translation by ensemble cryo-EM
More information about this award: http://www.asbmb.org/awards/stadtmanscholar/
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Korostelev/

2:30 p.m. Monday, April 23 | Alice and C.C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology

Winner: Elizabeth Winzeler, University of California, San Diego
Talk title: Using in vitro evolution and chemogenomics to explore the malaria parasite drug-able genome
More information about this award: http://www.asbmb.org/awards/wang
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Winzeler/

8 a.m. Tuesday, April 24 | ASBMB-Merck Award

Winner: Kim Orth, University of Texas, Southwestern, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Talk title: Black spot, Black Death, black pearl: the tales of bacterial effectors
More information about this award: http://www.asbmb.org/awards/merck/
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Orth/

8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 24 | Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award

Winner: Andrew Tsin, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine
Talk title: Vision cycle proteins: their function, structure and links to retinal disease
More information about this award: http://www.asbmb.org/awards/kirschstein/
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Tsin/

9 a.m. Tuesday, April 24 | DeLano Award for Computational Sciences

Winner: Chris Sander, Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Talk title: Solutions to the computational protein folding problem
More information about this award: http://www.asbmb.org/awards/delano
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Sander/

8 a.m. Wednesday, April 25 | Bert and Natalie Vallee Award in Biomedical Science

Winner: Titia de Lange, Rockefeller University
Talk title: How telomeres solve the chromosome end-protection problem
More information about this award: http://www.asbmb.org/awards/vallee/
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/deLange/

8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 25 | William C. Rose Award

Winner: Steven Clarke, University of California, Los Angeles
Talk title: What can protein methylation tell us about histones, ribosomes, translation factors and the biology of cancer and aging?
More information about this award: http://www.asbmb.org/awards/rose
More information about this winner: http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201804/AnnualMeeting/Clarke/

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About the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The ASBMB is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization with more than 11,000 members worldwide. Most members teach and conduct research at colleges and universities. Others conduct research in government laboratories, at nonprofit research institutions and in industry. The Society publishes three journals: the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the Journal of Lipid Research, and Molecular and Cellular Proteomics. For more information about ASBMB, visit http://www.asbmb.org.

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