funding and 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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ASCB comments on Trump FY18 budget

May 23, 2017

The Trump Administration has released its final, detailed FY18 federal budget and it is just what was expected: short on…

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A Little Something for Everyone at the Congressional Dim Sum Buffet

September 8, 2015

  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the agency of Congress that provides nonpartisan budget analysis to members of Congress, released…

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Cafeteria Science—House Science Committee Chows Down on Core Menu

May 20, 2015

A new menu is being written on Capitol Hill by congressional leaders determined to change the taste of federal science…

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Inside the Mind of NIGMS—You Never Know Where the Next CRISPR Will Come From

April 30, 2015

If there ever was a Golden Age in bioscience research, it was 1998-2003, or so say those who lived through…

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House Science Committee Reforms or Handcuffs the NSF? Your Perception Is Your Reality

April 27, 2015

Earlier this year, the internet went crazy over the color of a dress posted on the web. Was the dress…

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After a Long Deep Freeze, the NIH Budget Might Be in Bloom Again on Capitol Hill

April 16, 2015

There is a certain smell in the air on Capitol Hill these days. While spring break tourists might credit the…

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NIH Puts Out an RFI for Your Thoughts on Future of Research Enterprise

April 9, 2015

Be bold. Be insightful. Be wise. NIH wants your thoughts on the impact and sustainability of the biomedical research enterprise.…

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Where to Find Research Funding Opportunities

February 20, 2015

Love it or hate it, your long-term research progress usually depends on grant funding. Particularly for new PIs, getting this…

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road—President’s FY 16 Budget Promises More NIH Grant Money

February 2, 2015

The Obama Administration sent its Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal to Congress today and it contained good news for the…

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