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The American chestnut: A new frontier in gene editing
While regulators consider whether genetically modified trees can be released into nature, scientists and advocates want the public to appreciate the benefits of such endeavors.
Promoting equity in academic collaborations
Our academic careers columnist talked to a co-PI for UMass Amherst's NSF ADVANCE grant.
ASBMB cautions against sacrificing science funds to make debt-ceiling deal
Society emphasizes the importance of preserving research from scientists supported by the NIH, NSF and DOE.
Volunteers needed to raise the visibility of science
An interview with Dan Barry, director of local and state advocacy for AAAS, about the Local Science Engagement Network — and how you can get involved
ASBMB urges NIAID to prioritize DEAI
The society calls upon the institute to expand the use of research supplements, support scientists with disabilities and those in the LGBTQ+ community.
ASBMB calls for 10% budget increase for NIGMS
In testimony to federal appropriators, the society argues a big boost for the institute is long overdue.
State laws change the landscape for LGBTQIA+ scientists
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National Academies report calls for antiracist reforms
Institutions must make significant, structural changes, the authors say.
ASBMB cautions against drastic immigration fee increases
The USCIS proposed increasing its filing fees for employment-based visas by up to 2,050%. The ASBMB said the hike “is likely to harm the retention of highly skilled foreign-born scientific researchers.”
Biden's latest budget gets a mixed reaction from the science community
White House has proposed 2% funding increase for basic research and the NIH, but NSF and others would fare very well.
How the ASBMB shaped my career
The society helped me on my path from Ph.D. student to science policy professional.
Society news briefs: March 2023
Find out everything that’s going on lately at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
ASBMB comments on proposed changes to grant review
The society expresses support for measure to reduce bias and calls for pilot study and triage reform.
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