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Sarina Neote
May 20, 2020
Department of Justice continues to pursue scientists who fail to disclose ties to China’s Thousand Talents Program.
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In the rush to innovate for COVID-19 drugs, sound science is still essential
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In the rush to innovate for COVID-19 drugs, sound science is still essential

April 11, 2020

To battle the coronavirus, strong regulatory protection from the FDA is essential.

Funding agencies relax rules amid pandemic
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Funding agencies relax rules amid pandemic

April 10, 2020

A roundup of how the NIH, NSF and DOE are accommodating grant applicants and recipients during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Protecting American science and its international collaborators
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Protecting American science and its international collaborators

April 08, 2020

Lawyer and professor Frank Wu spoke about research integrity, legal cases against scientists and foreign influences on federally funded research.

Why hoarding of hydroxychloroquine needs to stop
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Why hoarding of hydroxychloroquine needs to stop

March 28, 2020

Some old antimalarial drugs are becoming harder to get in the United States, partly because President Donald Trump has touted them as a potential treatment for COVID-19.

Share your thoughts on remote study sections
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Share your thoughts on remote study sections

March 25, 2020

Are you serving on a grant-review panel from afar? We want to know how your experience is going.

FIRM Act would require some foreign scientists to register as foreign agents
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FIRM Act would require some foreign scientists to register as foreign agents

March 12, 2020

If enacted, this legislation would affect some foreign scientists collaborating with U.S. scientists on federally funded research.

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3 volunteering guidelines to heed during the coronavirus pandemic

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Lawmakers press FBI and NIH  on research-integrity investigations
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Lawmakers press FBI and NIH on research-integrity investigations

February 26, 2020

U.S. Reps. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Judy Chu, D-Calif., sent the NIH and FBI letters asking about the agencies’ investigations into scientists with ties to China.

Congress passes, considers bills promoting diversity in STEM
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Congress passes, considers bills promoting diversity in STEM

February 19, 2020

The Building Blocks of STEM Act creates and expands STEM education initiatives at the National Science Foundation. Other pending legislation would boost minority-serving institutions.

Meet Sarina Neote
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Meet Sarina Neote

February 19, 2020

As the ASBMB’s science policy manager, she advocates for policies that strengthen the scientific workforce and promote an inclusive environment that is supportive of discovery.

Sexual harassment working group releases report
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Sexual harassment working group releases report

February 12, 2020

An NIH group proposes policy changes covering themes of increased transparency, restorative justice and inclusive work environments.

President's budget request includes cuts to science
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President's budget request includes cuts to science

February 10, 2020

Trump's budget would reduce nondefense discretionary spending by $40 billion and increase defense spending by $2 billion.

In State of the Union, Trump misrepresents administration’s support for medical research
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In State of the Union, Trump misrepresents administration’s support for medical research

February 05, 2020

The society's director of public affairs responds to the president's address.

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