Science and Society

U.S. research funding bends but does not break

May 15, 2020
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As the COVID-19 virus made its way around the world, members of the American biomedical research community rushed to react,…

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Another Trump budget, more cuts to science

May 13, 2020
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The Trump administration released its proposed budget for FY2021 and as in previous years, it calls for more cuts to…

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Science policy needs related to COVID-19 coming into focus

May 7, 2020
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The research community’s policy-related needs and concerns arising from the COVID-19 pandemic are starting to take shape. The ASCB Public…

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Another federal budget on the books

February 21, 2020
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In the closing days of 2019, Congress finished its work to pass a budget for FY2020 and the results for…

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NIH campus in need of repair

December 18, 2019
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In the race to increase research funding for the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the budget for the facilities…

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How CRISPR is having an impact on basic science and medicine

December 17, 2019
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CRISPR gene editing is revolutionizing genetics, cell biology, and now medicine. Every month it seems that scientists and clinicians are…

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Public engagement grant funding renewed for 2020

December 16, 2019
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ASCB is delighted to announce that beginning in January 2020 it will be soliciting another round of applications for Public…

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MBoC to participate in portable peer review platform

December 13, 2019
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Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) is one of the first journals to participate in a new platform that enables…

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Inspector general to NIH: You can do better

November 27, 2019
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General’s (IG) office has published three reports regarding the protection…

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Participants at biotech west cast their networks wide

November 22, 2019
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“Keep networking hard,” said Steven Casper, dean of the Keck Graduate Institute’s School of Applied Life Sciences, as participants attending…

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