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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Guest Blog: Jeremy Berg talks Sustainable Research Funding
Published on:Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:22:26 +0000
Below is a guest post by Jeremy Berg of the University of Pittsburgh. Berg is a past president of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, a past winner of the ASBMB’s Howard K. Schachman Public Service Award and the new editor-in-chief of the journal Science. Berg helped lead ASBMB’s advocacy efforts during his…
Science policy news weekly roundup: August 19, 2016
Published on:Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:58:05 +0000
ASBMB’s Public Affairs Office encourages all readers to be actively involved in the Policy Blotter. If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. What’s new in Blotter news? This week, Andrew Stothert joined the public affairs team as the new ASBMB science policy fellow. Read…
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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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