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 roundup: January 23, 2015
Published on:Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:00:34 +0000
The roundup is formatted with the title of the story, followed by the news source in parentheses and a brief summary. If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to email@example.com for inclusion in next week’s roundup. Congress & President Obama Science gets its moment in 2015 State of the Union (ScienceNOW) President…
What we’re watching in 2015: federal research funding
Published on:Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:20:23 +0000
In this four-part series, we will take a look at important issues for the research community in 2015. Today’s topic is federal research funding. Last week’s topic, the 21st Century Cures Initiative, can be found here. Next week, we will look at the NIH and the NSF. Funding for federal research agencies for the current…
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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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