Science and Society

Important NIH regulations on foreign financial connections

June 25, 2019
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Recent science media attention has focused on foreign nations stealing data and research results from research laboratories in the United…

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Good news so far for NIH budget

June 25, 2019
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Recent congressional hearings on the FY20 U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget were a bipartisan lovefest. The support for…

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ASCB president visits NIGMS

June 14, 2019
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ASCB President Andrew Murray traveled to Bethesda, MD, in April to visit the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)…

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Five months and one government shutdown late

May 7, 2019
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It was over five months late and resulted in a 35-day government shutdown, but Congress and the president have finally…

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2019 State of the Union

State of the Union, take two

May 3, 2019
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Nothing happens easily or on time these days in Washington, DC. The original date for the 2019 State of the…

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U.S. Science Advisor Finally Confirmed

March 11, 2019
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It took the Trump White House about 18 months to nominate a director of the White House Office of Science…

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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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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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Members of the ASCB leadership on Hill Day. (L-R) Jodi Nunnari, Rocio Gomez, Kerry Bloom, Sadie Wignall, Andrew Ewald, Gary Gorbsky, Deepali Bhandari, Bob Goldstein, Julie Theriot, Andrew Murray, Erika Shugart, Rebecca Heald, Janet Iwasa, Sue Jaspersen.

ASCB Leadership on the Hill

August 15, 2018
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The day after the spring ASCB Council Meeting, eight ASCB Council members were joined by five members of ASCB committees…

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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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