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.
From the policy blog
Science policy news weekly roundup: December 19, 2014
Published on:Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:00:57 +0000
The roundup is formatted with the title of the story, followed by the news source in parentheses and a brief summary. If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to email@example.com for inclusion in next week’s roundup. Happy Holidays! Funding The Policy Blotter had your cromnibus coverage this week. Chris live blogged the…
Improving the postdoc experience
Published on:Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:15:29 +0000
Several groups, including the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, have been discussing methods to improve funding, training and sustainability of the research enterprise. The focus of this sustainability work has been on improving the postdoctoral experience. Several weeks ago, the Future of Research, a Boston-area group of postdocs, published a paper summarizing their…
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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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