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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Science policy news weekly update: December 2, 2016
Published on:Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:34:39 +0000
The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. What’s new in Blotter news? Last month the National Institutes of Health released a request for information on the inclusion of preprints and interim research products in grant proposals and…
Members of the ASBMB’s PAAC and ASAPbio weigh in on the NIH’s RFI on Preprints
Published on:Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:28:28 +0000
Last month, the National Institutes of Health released a request for information to get from the scientific communityinput on the inclusion of preprints and interim research products in grant proposals and reports. Below are responses from ASAPbio and members of the ASBMB’s Public Affairs Advisory Committee, Drs. Rick Page, Matthew Gentry and Susan Forsburg. ASAPbio serves as…
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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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