Kevin M. Wilson

How will you celebrate World Science Day?

November 7, 2017

Every year, the world celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development on November 10. The event was created in…

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Will Congress set back fetal tissue research?; Congress poised to reject Trump cuts to NIH, NSF budgets

October 4, 2017
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Will Congress Set Back Fetal Tissue Research? In the weeks before Congress adjourned for its August recess, the House of…

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ASCB fights to protect H1-B Visas; Science funding faring better in Congress than in the Trump budget

September 13, 2017
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Public Policy Briefing ASCB fights to protect H1-B Visas Since taking office, the Trump Administration has agitated for immigration reform,…

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Scientists helping scientists

September 5, 2017

As the rains from Hurricane Harvey came to an end along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast, the generosity of…

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Congress spurns sharp spending cuts for National Science Foundation, other federal agencies

July 6, 2017

Congress showed its support for the scientific community once again last month as the House Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS)…

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Marchers raise your hands!; ASCB leadership visits capitol hill; FY18 budget proposal calls for massive cuts to NIH, NSF

July 6, 2017
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Marchers Raise Your Hands! Even before the individual March for Science marches were finished, everyone was asking the same question:…

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ASCB statement on the reappointment of Francis Collins as NIH director

June 7, 2017

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased with the announcement by the White House that Francis Collins has…

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Congress sets its own NIH budget, ignoring proposals from two administrations

June 1, 2017
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When the FY17 budget for the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) was signed into law on May 5, 2017,…

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ASCB comments on Trump FY18 budget

May 23, 2017

The Trump Administration has released its final, detailed FY18 federal budget and it is just what was expected: short on…

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NIH proposes new funding scheme

May 8, 2017

On May 2, the NIH made an announcement that will change the way it will fund research. In a post…

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