FASEB Alert Urges Science Community to Share New District Factsheets with Congress and Candidates for Office

By Jennifer Zeitzer An e-Action alert issued this week by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) urges researchers, postdocs, and their colleagues to share new factsheets highlighting local federal research funding with their members of Congress and candidates running for election this fall. Each factsheet features data on the number of institutions… Read More »

Webinar Shares New FASEB Advocacy Resources with Broad Audience

By Meghan McCabe On October 2, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) hosted a webinar titled “Make your Voice Heard: Join FASEB’s efforts to advocate for research funding.” Nearly 60 people participated in the session, including members from thirteen FASEB societies and representatives of more than 40 universities and research institutions. Participants… Read More »

FASEB Announces Winners of its Third Annual BioArt Competition

By Bethany Drehman On October 7, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) announced the winners of its third annual BioArt competition. Among the selected images and videos were a virtual tour through the lung, cancer cells communicating with each other, and molecular structures from different viruses. Through this competition, FASEB aims to… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

By Jennifer Zeitzer Capitol Hill Prepares for Lame Duck Session; Top Democrat on House Science Committee Defends NSF’s Peer Review Process Although it is very quiet on Capitol Hill right now, preparations are underway for the “lame duck” session that will take place after the mid-term elections. When Congress returns to Washington on November 12,… Read More »

FASEB Comments on Proposed NIH Policy to Balance Sex in Animal and Cell Studies

By Anne Deschamps The Federation of American Society for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on a pending policy to balance sex in preclinical research. FASEB called for NIH to provide clear guidelines for the review of research proposals, to be transparent regarding the types of research eligible… Read More »