Tommy Mattocks

Tommy Mattocks is the new Public Policy Coordinator for ASCB. He previously worked in the U.S. Senate as the Press intern for Senator Maria Cantwell (D-CA), and Senator Tom Carper (D-DE).

ASCB Presents Public Service Award to Richard Durbin, Architect of American Cures Act

November 7, 2016
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The architect of the American Cures Act, U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-IL), was presented with the ASCB Public Service…

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Yes We Can Cure: The Obama Years

October 3, 2016
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With the election approaching, we are on the cusp of new leadership, new agendas, and new ideas, so now is…

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ASCB Public Service Award to Senator Durbin, Architect of American Cures Act

September 23, 2016

The architect of the “American Cures Act,” U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-IL), was presented with the ASCB Public Service…

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Will Increasing Small Business Set-Asides Harm Basic Research?

September 2, 2016
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Congress is considering whether to increase the mandatory set-asides to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Technology Transfer…

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Remembrance of Wastebooks Past

July 6, 2016
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Senator Jeff Flake’s (R-AZ) recently released “wastebook” entitled Twenty Questions: Government Studies That Will Leave You Scratching Your Head, has…

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The Shaming of Basic Research: Scientists Defend Themselves on Capitol Hill

May 3, 2016
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For politicians, they were wastrels of public money. For talk show hosts, they were the subjects of can’t-miss jokes. They…

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Round Two of House Fetal Tissue Hearings Opens with Partisan Fisticuffs

April 26, 2016

With a bang of the gavel, round two of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Select Investigatory Committee on Infant Lives…

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Fetal Tissue Vital to Medical Research, ASCB Tells House Panel

April 4, 2016
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Noted stem cell researcher and former chair of the ASCB Public Policy Committee Larry Goldstein told a politically charged congressional…

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Fetal Tissue Vital to Medical Research, ASCB Tells Highly Polarized House Panel

March 3, 2016

Noted stem cell researcher and former chair of the ASCB Public Policy Committee Lawrence Goldstein told a politically charged Congressional…

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