Weathering the cytokine storm in COVID-19

Register Now! Webinar Description:  The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. COVID-19 symptoms, including systemic inflammatory response and multi-system organ failure, are now affecting thousands of SARS-CoV-2–infected patients and causing widespread mortality.  Life-threatening “cytokine storms” involving the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines (e.g., tumor necrosis factor-α; interleukin-6, -1, and [...]

Promote Yourself and Your Science on Social Media Free Session!

Want to try a tweet? Click the twitter button below and insert your information where there are (parenthesis) Hi, I’m (insert name) and I’m a (insert role) at (tag institute or work) doing (insert your field of research) I'm attending the @ASIPath Social Media Workshop for Scientists #ASIPSocial #ASIPVirtual Want to come? Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMsfuqhqjgrHtSGPjO6VZyjBK8EKeJioyt4Tweet [...]

Matrix: The Master Puppeteer

New Mechanism of Fibronectin Fibril Assembly Revealed by Live Imaging and Superresolution Microscopy Sophie AstrofRutgers University Cell-Scale Biophysical Cues from Collagen Fiber Architecture Instruct Cell Behavior and the Propagation of Mechanosensory Signals Suzanne PonikUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonDecellularized Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds Identify Collagen VI as a Driver of Breast Cancer Cell Invasion in Obesity and MetastasisMadeleine OudinTufts [...]

Virtual Conferences: How will conferencing change after COVID?

Many of us were getting ready for spring conference season when COVID hit. Now, however, we need to look to the future of conferencing and consider what will change when it comes to conferencing post COVID. Will anything Change? My answer to this... absolutely not. I think people will be so anxious to get outside [...]

Post COVID-19 world: Is STEM academia in trouble?

Class of 2020, how does it feel? No giant ceremony, no group photos, and worst of all no family. Thousands of students from high school through professional degree programs graduated the Class of 2020 this past weekend. This year is definitely unique, but the Spring 2020 semester is likely going to set the stage for [...]