EB2013 Highlights

I can hardly believe EB2013 is two days away! I am pleasantly overwhelmed by all the great science that will be presented at the meeting. Check out this year’s  ASBMB Award Winners. You definitely don’t want to miss out on hearing their lectures.

Don’t miss the programs sponsored by the ASBMB Public Affairs Advisory Council! Sessions and workshops include How Scientists Can Save the World, Public Outreach and Science Communication, and From the Lab to the Kitchen Table – Communicating Science to a Lay Audience. The role of scientists as advocates for science is crucial, particularly, during these difficult financial times caused by the sequester. Learn how YOU can make medical research a national priority through public outreach and effective communication!

*stepping down from soapbox*

There is no better place to network than at science conferences! What is a Science Café and how can I start my own? Learn the answers at the  ASBMB Science Café: The New Social Networking Event on Monday, April 22, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, Sauciety Restaurant and Science Cafés 101: An Interactive Guide to Organizing Your Own Science Cafe on Tuesday, April 23, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Room 255 at the Boston Convention Center. Also, the Y.E.S. Mixer (Young Experimental Scientists) will be on Monday, April 22, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m. at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel Galleria. **Beverage tickets will be provided at the door while they last, so don’t be too fashionably late!

Continue to follow us here at The Interactome for more information on EB2013. Plus, don’t forget to tweet using #EB2013. Maybe we can trend globally this weekend!

Mark (@MD_STEWART)

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