Kevin M. Wilson

A long and winding road to transform federally funded science

August 31, 2022
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The planets in the U.S. policy universe never fully lined up as predicted by one pundit over a year ago.…

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Vacations matter

August 17, 2022

It’s never taught in high school civics classes, but vacations play important roles in the legislative process on Capitol Hill.…

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ARPA-H at NIH Begins to Take Shape

June 6, 2022

After more than a year of debate and discussion, the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, or ARPA-H, within the…

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I’m Just in Conference

May 17, 2022

Devotees of Saturday morning cartoons in the 1970s and 1980s may recall Schoolhouse Rock, a series of short cartoons covering…

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Cherry Blossoms and Budget Proposals

April 26, 2022

Two important events happen every spring in Washington, DC. The emergence of the Japanese cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin…

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Anti-Asian National Security Policy Ended

March 30, 2022

Since taking office in 2021, the Biden administration has rolled back a number of anti-immigration policies from the previous administration…

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Congress Finishes Legislative Cake

March 16, 2022

The budget was supposed to be completed by last October 1, when the 2022 fiscal year officially began. But when…

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ASCB asks Biden to extend visa protection to Ukrainian scientists

March 8, 2022

With all the heartbreaking news about the invasion of Ukraine, the only glimmer of good news is the warm welcome…

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Biden Adminstration Makes Important Changes to Visas

March 1, 2022
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At its December meeting, the ASCB Council met with staff from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy…

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Back to the Moon

March 1, 2022
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In early February President Biden relaunched the Cancer Moonshot program he first launched in 2016 as vice president. The goal…

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