The ASBMB strongly supports the efforts of the advisory committee to the NIH director and the NIH community at large as it works toward finding solutions. The ASBMB also has a long history of working for greater inclusion and success of minority scientists, specifically through its Minority Affairs Committee, about which more information can be found at http://bit.ly/Hg00FM.
The full ASBMB recommendations can be found on the ASBMB advocacy website, http://www.asbmb.org/Advocacy/advocacyhome.aspx.
- 1. D.K. Ginther et al. Science, “Race, Ethnicity, and NIH Research Awards” (2011).
Julie McClure (email@example.com) is the science policy fellow at ASBMB.