Inside the Beltway Scoop

Congress Returns from Holiday Break; Leadership Resumes Negotiations on Spending Caps; Confirmation Hearing Held for Health Nominee Members of Congress returned from their holiday break with only two weeks to reach an agreement on how to fund the government for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2018. The current “continuing resolution” (CR) expires on January… Read More »

FASEB Seeks Nominations for Excellence in Science Award

The nominating process for FASEB’s 2019 Excellence in Science Award is now open. The award recognizes outstanding achievement by women in biological science. In addition to receiving a $10,000 unrestricted research grant, awardees present a special Excellence in Science Award Lecture at a FASEB member society annual meeting. FASEB encourages nominations of women whose career… Read More »

Free Workshop: Navigating New NIGMS Training Guidelines

Earlier this year the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) released its new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for predoctoral institutional training grants, or T32s. The FOA outlines ambitious goals for training programs with the stated objective of developing a “diverse pool of well-trained scientists” with a broad base of technical, operational, and professional skills… Read More »

New FASEB Webinars Highlight Advocacy Skill Building and Science Policy Topics

FASEB is hosting a new series of webinars to help researchers and others in the scientific community enhance their advocacy skills and stay current on relevant science policy topics. Each 60-minute webinar will share information about FASEB public affairs initiatives and promote opportunities for enhanced collaboration with member societies. The webinars also introduce non-FASEB members… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congress Passes Tax Bill; Negotiations on Spending Caps Continue; Government Funding Extended Until Mid-January With a few days to spare before their self-imposed Christmas deadline, Congressional leaders achieved their goal: the first significant revision of the U.S. tax code in more than three decades. Following the House and Senate’s passage of the Tax Cut and… Read More »

BioArt Winners for 2017 Are Named

FASEB has announced the winning entries in the 2017 BioArt competition: twelve images and three videos that demonstrate the art of life sciences. Now in its sixth year, BioArt is helping scientists across the country share the beauty of biological research and inspire public curiosity and support for science. This year’s winners include members of… Read More »