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Mol Biol Cell. 2012 Nov;23(21):4171-4. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E12-06-0442.

Political advocacy by the American Society for Cell Biology and its partners.

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Departments of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, and Cell Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520-8103, USA. thomas.pollard@yale.edu

Abstract

I trace how the American Society for Cell Biology became a strong political advocate for the scientific community. I celebrate how good leadership and an effective staff enabled its energetic volunteer organization to have an impact, but I also ask how the effort can be made more successful.

PMID:
23112231
PMCID:
PMC3484096
DOI:
10.1091/mbc.E12-06-0442
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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