Advocates in action

ASBMB members advocate for basic science
News

ASBMB members advocate for basic science

May 30, 2024

In 65 meetings on Capitol Hill, scientists urged legislators to support budget increases for NIH, NSF and DOE.

A call to action: Urge Congress to support scientific research
Funding

A call to action: Urge Congress to support scientific research

May 21, 2024

ASBMB members can write to policymakers to advocate for robust science funding in fiscal year 2025.

ASBMB members head to Capitol Hill
Announcement

ASBMB members head to Capitol Hill

May 20, 2024

They will encourage lawmakers to support essential R&D appropriations to keep the U.S. competitive and retain highly skilled talent.

ATP delegates push for improved policies
Society News

ATP delegates push for improved policies

April 5, 2024

This ASBMB program helps advocates gain skills to address issues that affect science and scientists.

Advocating for change in science
Feature

Advocating for change in science

Nov. 23, 2023

ASBMB trainees harness their training and life experience to reshape science policy.

How public policy work amplifies our impact
Essay

How public policy work amplifies our impact

Nov. 23, 2023

ASBMB Today contributor Oluwadamilola “Dami” Oke describes her journey to advocacy and shares thoughts from a mentor who guided her.

Meet Ann West, leader of the PAAC
Interview

Meet Ann West, leader of the PAAC

Nov. 15, 2023

Once an admitted rookie at advocacy, today she’s the chair of the ASBMB’s Public Affairs Advisory Committee.

Why we advocate
Editorial

Why we advocate

Nov. 9, 2023

“Without basic research, we won’t have new drugs, cutting-edge innovations, or the knowledge we need to address the challenges of the 21st century.”

A call to action: Urge Congress to support scientific research
Funding

A call to action: Urge Congress to support scientific research

Sept. 14, 2023

The ASBMB is advocating for a sustained or increased NIH budget; we need our members to email their elected officials.