Author Archives: FASEB

FASEB Comments on NIH Proposed Changes to Genomic Data Sharing Policy

FASEB submitted comments this week in support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) proposed changes to the Genomic Data Sharing Policy (NOT-OD-17-110). The proposal would increase access to summary genomic statistics in the Database for Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP) and other NIH databases. Access would be contingent on users reviewing informational materials on the… Read More »

FASEB President Criticizes Proposed Cuts in Federal Research Funding

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) President Hudson H. Freeze, PhD, authored an op-ed piece published on June 2 critical of the Trump Administration’s proposed 2018 budget cuts in science research funding. Appearing in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette in his native Indiana, Dr. Freeze made the case for continued federal support in… Read More »

Trump Budget: How scientists can fight proposed cuts to NIH

The Trump Administration fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget proposed deep cuts in funding for the federal science agencies. Congress is in the process of considering the President’s request and the effects it will have on the country. FASEB hosted a webinar outlining ways that the scientific community could prevent the cuts proposed in the Trump budget.… Read More »

FASEB urges Congress to reject the Trump administration budget blueprint

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) strongly opposes the proposed $5.8 billion (nearly 20 percent) reduction in federal funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in President Trump’s budget blueprint for fiscal year (FY) 2018. FASEB calls on Congress to ensure that this budget proposal is not enacted into law. “The… Read More »

FASEB board member hosts congressional staff for lab tour

A Board member of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) demonstrated how local advocacy makes a difference by hosting congressional staff on a tour of laboratory facilities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison). In late January, Luanne Kostelic, District Office Manager for Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI), joined Hannah V. Carey, PhD, a… Read More »

FASEB seeks nominations for Excellence in Science award

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) seeks nominations for its 2018 Excellence in Science Award. The award recognizes women in biological science for outstanding scientific work. FASEB encourages nominations of women whose career achievements have contributed significantly to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research. Women who are members… Read More »

FASEB President’s response to the election

On November 9, FASEB President Hudson Freeze, PhD, issued the following statement in response to the 2016 United States presidential election: Many of us were surprised by the results of the presidential election and didn’t foresee the mood of the electorate. One thing, however, is crystal clear: our advocacy on behalf of biomedical research is… Read More »