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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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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Toward a MIRAtocracy: An Interview with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch

June 26, 2018
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Jon Lorsch is arguably one of the most influential scientific public leaders in the United States for the ASCB constituency.…

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Jodi Nunnari's full interview with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch

June 7, 2018

Editor’s Note: What follows is the complete transcript of an interview conducted by ASCB President Jodi Nunnari with Jon Lorsch,…

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ASCB issues comments on Next Generation Researchers Initiative

March 8, 2018

Soon after the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the creation of the Grant Support Index (GSI) in May…

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ASCB fights to protect H1-B Visas; Science funding faring better in Congress than in the Trump budget

September 13, 2017

Public Policy Briefing ASCB fights to protect H1-B Visas Since taking office, the Trump Administration has agitated for immigration reform,…

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ASCB statement on the reappointment of Francis Collins as NIH director

June 7, 2017

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is pleased with the announcement by the White House that Francis Collins has…

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NIH proposes new funding scheme

May 8, 2017

On May 2, the NIH made an announcement that will change the way it will fund research. In a post…

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ASCB statement on Trump Fy17 budget proposal

March 30, 2017

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) strongly urges Congress and the Trump Administration to recognize the benefits research has…

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Career Perspectives: Meghan Mott, Chief of Staff, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at NIH

February 14, 2017
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Please describe your current position. I serve as a representative for the NINDS Director, communicating policy, managing resources, and guiding…

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