Frank Krause Named FASEB Executive Director

Following a nationwide search, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) announced on June 5 that Frank J. Krause, Jr. has been named executive director. Krause will join the Federation in late July. “We are absolutely delighted that Frank will be joining FASEB. His expertise in professional society and association operations and deep… 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 »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Members of Congress returned to Capitol Hill following the Memorial Day recess knowing that they have much to accomplish and little time to get it all done. Until the long summer break begins on July 31, legislators are expected to concentrate on finalizing the repeal and possible replacement of the Affordable Care Act, significant changes… 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 Thanks Appropriators for FY 2017 Funding Increases

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) on May 15 formally thanked the House and Senate Appropriations Committees for finalizing the fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget, which included substantial increases for biomedical research. In addition to a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the FY 2017 omnibus appropriations bill… Read More »