Science Policy

A good day at the polls for life science

November 8, 2018

The results of the Congressional elections on Tuesday have a little something to make everyone happy and a little something…

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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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Will Trump Restructure the NIH?

October 15, 2018

How many times have you complained about something the federal government does that doesn’t make sense to you, finishing with,…

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Capitol Hill Life Science Fair

October 11, 2018

For the first time in memory, live scientific research came to Capitol Hill in the form of the 2018 Life…

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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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The critical role of coalitions in life science advocacy

September 24, 2018

I have lived and worked in Washington, DC, my entire life. If there are two words I am familiar with…

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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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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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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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