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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 Releases District-Specific Factsheets Highlighting the Federal Investment in Research

By Meghan McCabe The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is pleased to announce the release of new district factsheets highlighting federal research funding in nearly 400 congressional districts, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Each factsheet lists the number of institutions receiving funding, the total amount of… Read More »

FASEB Submits Testimony in Support of Increased Funding for Agricultural Research

By Meghan McCabe Congress has begun the process of determining budgets for each federal agency for fiscal year (FY) 2015. In addition to holding hearings, the House Appropriations Committee also solicited input from outside witnesses and stakeholder organizations. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) submitted testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on… Read More »

FASEB Has Released Its FY 2015 Funding Report

By Allison Lea On February 27, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) released its annual research funding recommendations for Congress, Federal Funding for Biomedical & Related Life Sciences Research FY 2015 for the federal science agencies. Federal investment in research is critical because it supports the discovery of basic processes that are… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

By Jennifer Zeitzer Fiscal Year 2014 Omnibus Spending Bill Provides $1 Billion Increase for National Institutes of Health; Other Science Agencies Also Receive Funding Boost On January 13, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) and his Senate Counterpart Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) released the text of the fiscal year (FY) 2014 omnibus spending bill (HR… Read More »