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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The ASBMB responds to NIH request for comments on Science Education Strategic Planning
Published on:Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:50:13 +0000
The Public Outreach Committee of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has responded to a request for information from the National Institutes of Health regarding a new science education strategic plan. More information about the ASBMB response and the text itself can be found on the ASBMB Cellular Culture blog.
ASBMB responds to NIH request for information on proposed emeritus award
Published on:Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:38:20 +0000
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health regarding a proposed emeritus award for senior investigators. The ASBMB is not in favor of such an award. The society had several concerns including where the money for such an award would come from and whether the award…
From ASBMB Today
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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