Special interests affect NIH fundingA study published recently revealed that lobbying on behalf of disease-specific research affects how the National Institutes of Health allocates its yearly appropriations.
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Catalyzing graduate education
Published on:Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:30:55 +0000
In April, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences hosted a symposium called “Catalyzing the Modernization of Graduate Education.” The symposium preceded an article written by NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch and colleagues outlining graduate education issues and featuring potential solutions from innovative programs. ASBMB Education and Professional Development Manager Erica Siebrasse participated in the event.…
Science policy news weekly roundup: August 26, 2016
Published on:Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:28:51 +0000
The ASBMB’s Public Affairs office encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to email@example.com. What’s new in Blotter news? Former ASBMB President Jeremy Berg defines sustainable research funding in biomedical research. Guest blog: Jeremy Berg talks sustainable research funding In the journal Science,…
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June 2014 - A challenge reissuedTwo years ago, ASBMB Director of Public Affairs Ben Corb issued a challenge to ASBMB members to hold 100 meetings with their members of Congress during the summer recess. Now, we're issuing a new challenge to the members.
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