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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House appropriators talk National Science Foundation funding
Published on:Fri, 25 Mar 2016 14:30:26 +0000
Earlier this week, we provided you with a summary of the budget hearing with National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins. Today, we bring you last week’s hearing featuring National Science Foundation Director France Córdova. What we learned U.S. House appropriators are struggling with balancing science funding and deficit spending. Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce,…
House appropriators hear from NIH director on FY17 budget request
Published on:Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:01:54 +0000
It’s appropriations season on Capitol Hill, and committees are hearing testimony from agency heads justifying their fiscal year 2017 budget requests. Later this week, we’ll provide a review of the National Science Foundation hearing, but today let’s look at the National Institutes of Health hearing highlights. What we learned U.S. House appropriators really like the…
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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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