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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Advocacy Spotlight: Jarod Rollins
Published on:Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:52:59 +0000
Category: Advocate Spotlight
ASBMB’s Advocate Spotlight will highlight the efforts of science advocates to share the importance of biomedical research. If you know someone telling the story of science to legislators to advance science policy, email email@example.com, so that we can consider them. Jarod Rollins is a postdoctoral fellow at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory in Bar…
Science policy news: weekly roundup: August 28, 2015
Published on:Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:03:50 +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 firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. UPDATE: Hundreds turn out for grad student rally (Missourian) Graduate students at the University of Missouri…
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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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