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.
From the policy blog
Executive order on immigration will affect some foreign-born scientists
Published on:Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:00:26 +0000
Four provisions included in President Obama’s executive order on immigration, announced Thursday, will make it easier for some foreign-born scientists to find jobs in the U.S. One provision applies to foreign-born students studying at U.S. institutions, while the remaining three address skilled foreign workers seeking work in the U.S. First, the U.S. Department of Homeland…
ASBMB partners with student science policy group
Published on:Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:08:57 +0000
Today, the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has announced it is partnering with the National Science Policy Group, a national network of student-run science policy groups. The ASBMB and the NSPG will work together to help students understand science policy and how the federal government affects their careers. “This is an important step…
From ASBMB Today
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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