My society is the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). The main event tonight was the Herbert Tabor Research Award Lecture and the two awardees were ...
Ulrich Hartl Molecular chaperones in cellular protein folding mechanisms and pathways.
Arthur Horwich Chaperonin-induced protein folding.
This was followed by a reception featuring posters on outreach activity. It was fun talking to the poster presenters and seeing different ways of communicating science.
The photo below was taken from the convention center looking north at the World Trade Center. My hotel is the farthest one on the right of the main road going over the bridge. All the flags are at half-mast.