Dr. Joseph R. Haywood to Serve as FASEB’s New President

By Allison Lea On July 1, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) welcomed Joseph R. Haywood, PhD, as its new President. Dr. Haywood is a Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Assistant Vice President for Regulatory Affairs at Michigan State University (MSU).  In 2012, he served as FASEB Vice President for Science […]

FASEB Announces Its 27th Member Society: The Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine

By Allison Lea On July 1, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) welcomed the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine (SFRBM) as its 27th member society.  SFRBM’s application for membership was approved by the FASEB Board earlier last month. Founded in 1987, SFRBM is an international organization of scientists, investigators, and […]

FASEB Announces Its Third Annual BioArt Competition

By Bethany Drehman The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has announced the kick-off of its third annual BioArt competition. The competition is open to federally funded, biomedical and life scientists and FASEB society members who wish to submit captivating, high-resolution images and videos produced from their own cutting-edge life science research. Scientific […]

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

By Jennifer Zeitzer House Keeps Focus on Appropriations Bills; Continuing Resolution Expected this Fall; FASEB Supports New Bill to Increase Funding for Biomedical Research On Monday, members of Congress returned to Washington after the Independence Day recess to face a long list of legislative business. The unfinished fiscal year (FY) 2015 appropriations bills, a request […]

Advisory Board Continues Discussion of the NIH Grant Review, Award, and Management Process

By Yvette Seger The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Scientific Management Review Board (SMRB) continued gathering input earlier this week towards its charge to “recommend ways to further optimize the process of reviewing, awarding, and managing grants in a way that maximizes the time researchers can devote to research while still maintaining proper oversight.” During […]