Kevin M. Wilson

Opponents Try Fetal Tissue Research Ban Again

October 22, 2018
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For the second year in a row, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are trying to prohibit the use…

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Big Presentation in Historic Location

October 2, 2018

The location of the meeting was in an out-of-the-way private office at the end of corridors not on the public…

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NIGMS Redefines Graduate Training

August 23, 2018
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During his interview with ASCB President Jodi Nunnari,1 Jon Lorsch, director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS),…

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A Good Bill with Bad Implications

August 21, 2018

Since 2011, Representative William Lacy Clay (D-MO) has introduced a bill in each Congress with a very noble goal: to…

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Mixed News on International Funding for Science

July 19, 2018
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At the same time that the U.S. National Institutes of Health is benefiting from increases in its budget, the news in…

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ASCB leadership “shocked and saddened” by Supreme Court travel decision

July 2, 2018

In a letter to ASCB members, Jodi Nunnari, ASCB President, Andrew Murray, President-Elect, and Pietro De Camilli, Past President, said…

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ASCB issues comments on Next Generation Researchers Initiative

March 8, 2018

Soon after the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the creation of the Grant Support Index (GSI) in May…

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Two Former ASCB Presidents Win Breakthrough Prizes

December 3, 2017

Two past Presidents of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), Don Cleveland and Peter Walter, are among the winners…

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Tax cut bill could raise taxes for graduate students

November 9, 2017

Congress is quickly working on a bill that, if passed, would make major changes to the U.S. tax system, including…

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Hostility to science is spreading; Congressional budget resolution may foretell large cuts for science

November 8, 2017
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Hostility to science is spreading The results of the September 24 German elections are in, and Angela Merkel should serve…

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