Kevin M. Wilson

White House Outlines R&D Objectives

October 25, 2021
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Each year, just as Congress begins to start its work on the federal budget for the next year, the White…

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NIGMS Changes Policy on Support of Well-Funded Investigators

October 22, 2021
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Since 1998, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has had a policy to address how it would provide…

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COVID and Grant Applications: ASCB Asks NIH for Clarification

October 21, 2021
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When the Public Policy Committee reviewed the results of its survey about member productivity during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of…

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A clown car or a minivan?

August 26, 2021

The chance that metaphoric celestial bodies would align to allow for the development of new federal science policy1 has actually…

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The knowns and unknowns of ARPA-H

August 13, 2021
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The late Donald Rumsfeld, who served as Secretary of Defense twice as well as White House Chief of Staff, beginning…

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Are the policy planets in line again?

July 10, 2021

Every so often, the planets in the U.S. policy universe line up to allow big steps forward in U.S. science…

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Advocacy in a world of Zoom

June 14, 2021
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As we pass the first anniversary of work life in a pandemic, we have all tried to get used to…

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Stalled Lander nomination moves forward

June 11, 2021
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As one of its last actions before leaving Washington, DC, on May 28, 2021, for a week at home with…

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Changes to Model Organism Databases (MODs)

March 31, 2021

With the goal of improving integration and sustainability of model organism databases, in September 2016 the National Human Genome Research…

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ICE to monitor OPT compliance

March 30, 2021
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The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) within U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced that it is creating…

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