Committee Chair: Connie Lee, University of Chicago

About the Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy Committee regularly educates Congress and the Administration about the importance of basic biomedical funding and policy.

How to get involved

  • Participate in regularly scheduled trips to Capitol Hill.
  • Send messages about critical legislative action on Capitol Hill. You receive e-mail alerts from the ASCB notifying you about important action in Congress. More info
  • Join Project 50, the ASCB Public Policy Advocacy Team and receive special updates on critical science policy issues, serve as a point of contact in your state to work with the Public Policy Committee, and organize your colleagues in support of biological research. More info
  • Let your local civic leaders and neighbors know what is happening in their own backyard by arranging to give talks at religious and civic organizations, and writing Letters to the Editor and Op-Eds in your local newspapers.



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