Ph.D. student & science writer, Joseph Ong, explains cancer in ASBMB Today

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BMSB graduate student Joseph Ong’s in-depth article about cancer is featured in ASBMB Today magazine on World Cancer Day, February 4.

A science writer, Ong’s article on the characteristics, development, treatment, and current research of cancers was written to be easily understood by non-scientists. Read the 


 article hereASBMB Magazine is a publication for the members of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, of which Ong is a student member.

Also, in honor of World Cancer Day, a

Journal of Biological Chemistry

 (JBC) research article, written by Ong and his Ph.D. mentor Professor Jorge Torres, was recognized by the journal on social media for providing “an excellent overview of cell division”. Read the JBC article here.

Ong is a fourth-year Biochemistry, Molecular and Structural Biology (BMSB) graduate student and a frequent contributor to UCLA’s student-run newspaper, The Daily Bruin

Penny Jennings, UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry,