Federal Freeze III—Will They or Won’t They?

October 15, 2015

Long ago—September 29th to be precise—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KS) announced that Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH)…

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The Tom Pollard Show on iBiology: How to Get off the Sidelines and into Science Advocacy and Why You Should

September 29, 2015

If you’re a biologist, you could know Tom Pollard from many places. Maybe as an undergrad you had the textbook…

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NSF Grants

June 25, 2015

The NSF is the major funder for science research that is not biomedical. But, like NIH grant applications, writing an…

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Standing in Congress—‘America COMPETES’ Funding Bill Walks the Line in a Divided House

May 27, 2015

Miles’ Law states that where you stand depends on where you sit. Coined by Rufus F. Miles, Jr., an assistant…

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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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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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