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
ASBMB Statement on President’s FY17 Budget Request for NIH
Published on:Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:45:35 +0000
We will be posting an analysis tomorrow of the president’s budget request, but to get a sneak peek and see ASBMB’s response to today’s budget, click here.
The ASBMB Sustainability Summit
Published on:Mon, 01 Feb 2016 19:55:16 +0000
Training periods and trainee populations have increased over the past decade despite stagnant federal funding, resulting in a research workforce that is expanding beyond the capacity of the available funding to support it. A variety of groups have written reports describing these problems in great detail and made a series of recommendations to fix them.…
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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