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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Apply for the ASBMB Student/Postdoc Capitol Hill Day
Published on:Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:20:04 +0000
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s Student/Postdoc Hill Day is now accepting applications! Every year, the ASBMB brings together young researchers from across the country to meet with their Congressional leaders in Washington, D.C. This fully funded opportunity gives participants the chance to help promote scientific research by directly interacting with government officials. The deadline…
U.S. House GOP releases budget
Published on:Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:11:13 +0000
Today, U.S. House Republicans released their 10-year budget plan. Similar to recent budgets, this plan proposes to balance the federal budget in eight years. And similar to previous plans, this balance is achieved through spending cuts and reforms to mandatory spending programs such as Medicare. These budget plans rarely become law, but they do provide…
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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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