2024 program at a glance

Day 1
Saturday, March 23
9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Day 2
Sunday, March 24
8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Day 3
Monday, March 25
8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Day 4
Tuesday, March 26
8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
First-time attendee & new member orientation DEI travel awardee program Graduate student and postdoctoral researcher program Graduate student and postdoctoral researcher program
Workshops Workshops Workshops Workshops
Short courses
  • Broadening your impact through the art of science communication
  • Lab launch: An introduction for future and new faculty members
  • Launching your grant with an effective specific aims page
Symposia
  • Advances in natural product biochemistry and biotechnology: Natural products from higher eukaryotes and animals
  • Education and professional development: Running a research program primarily with undergraduate students
  • Lipid metabolism: Cellular topology of lipid metabolism
  • Mitochondria, peroxisomes and chloroplast metabolism: Peroxisome biogenesis/metabolism
  • New frontiers in structural biology: The risk of molecular assemblies
  • Signaling mechanisms in the nucleus: Chemical strategies to study nuclear processes
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry Symposium
Symposia
  • Advances in natural product biochemistry and biotechnology: Natural products from microbiomes and symbionts
  • Education and professional development: AI in the classroom: disruptor or enhancer?
  • Lipid metabolism: Lipid quality control in cell survival and death
  • Mitochondria, peroxisomes and chloroplast metabolism: Protein covalent modifications and chloroplast metabolism
  • New frontiers in structural biology: Approaches enabling amazing science
  • Signaling mechanisms in the nucleus: Chromatin organization, replication and repair
Symposia
  • Advances in natural product biochemistry and biotechnology: Biochemistry and biotechnology of natural product genome mining
  • Education and professional development: Teaching and engaging with Gen Z
  • Lipid metabolism: Spatial lipidomics — tracing lipids in cells at molecular level
  • Mitochondria, peroxisomes and chloroplast metabolism: Peroxisome Biogenesis/Metabolism
  • New frontiers in structural biology: Seeing the chemistry of life
  • Signaling mechanisms in the nucleus: Chromatin modifications in the nucleus
  • The power and diversity of proteomics: A symposium by Molecular & Cellular Proteomics
Undergraduate Student Poster Competition
Interest group sessions
ASBMB welcome address
Award lecture
  • Herbert Tabor Research Award
Award lectures
  • Earl and Thressa Stadtman Distinguished Scientist Award
  • Bert and Natalie Vallee Award in Biomedical Science
Award lectures
  • ASBMB DeLano Award for Computational Biosciences
  • ASBMB Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award
Plenary session
Welcome reception in exhibit hall
  • Graduate Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion awardee posters
  • Exhibitor products and services
Exhibit hall activities
  • Poster viewing
  • Exhibitor products and services
  • Exhibitor tech talks/product demos
  • Career development talks
  • Funding agency talks
  • Meetups
  • One-on-one mentoring
  • Meet the editors at the journal booth
Exhibit hall activities
  • Poster viewing
  • Exhibitor products and services
  • Exhibitor tech talks/product demos
  • Career development talks
  • Funding agency talks
  • Meetups
  • One-on-one mentoring
  • Meet the editors at the journal booth
Exhibit hall activities
  • Poster viewing
  • Exhibitor products and services
  • Exhibitor tech talks/product demos
  • Funding agency talks
  • Meetups
  • Community science day (high school students)
  • Flash talk competition
  • One-on-one mentoring
  • Meet the editors at the journal booth
Workshops Workshops Workshops
Award lecture
  • ASBMB William C. Rose Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education lecture and session
Award lecture
  • The Alice and C.C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology Symposium
Award lectures
  • ASBMB Mildred Cohn Young Investigator Award
  • Avanti Award in Lipids
  • Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research
Symposia
  • Cool and novel enzymes: Enzymatic control of problematic intermediates
  • Maximizing Access Committee: Biochemistry meets climate change: Steps that we can take towards one health
  • Membrane contact sites: Regulation of lipid transfer and metabolism at membrane contact sites
  • Microbial signaling, communication and metabolism: Signaling nucleotides in microbes
  • Redox and metals in biology: Advances in redox homeostasis in biology and disease
  • RNA biology: RNA biogenesis and processing
Symposia
  • Cool and novel enzymes: Enzymes for a sustainable future
  • Maximizing Access Committee: Stress adaptations in tumor progression
  • Membrane contact sites: Membrane signaling at membrane contact sites
  • Microbial signaling, communication and metabolism: Microbial machines
  • Redox and metals in biology: Iron in redox biology: mechanisms and regulation
  • RNA biology: Ribosomes and translation
  • Lipidomics: A symposium by the Journal of Lipid Research
Symposia
  • Cool and novel enzymes: New and unusual enzymatic transformations
  • Maximizing Access Committee: MOSAIC session
  • Membrane contact sites: Specialized membrane contact site functions
  • Microbial signaling, communication and metabolism: Microbial communities
  • Redox and metals in biology: Copper in redox biology: from fundamental chemistry to cellular function
  • RNA biology: RNA and disease
Undergraduate student careers workshop: Speed networking
Poster sessions and reception Poster sessions and reception Poster sessions and ice cream social
Women's networking dinner — Community building: Networking strategies for scientists
including the ASBMB Sustained Leadership Award
Wellness Walk Organized by the ASBMB Women in BMB Committee

Undergraduate faculty reception
Closing reception