Tag Archives: American Physiological Society

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and The American Physiological Society Establish Hurricane Relief Funds

Over the span of weeks, U.S. coastal communities and neighboring island territories experienced back-to-back hurricanes of unprecedented strength. Starting in late August, Hurricane Harvey left large parts of Texas under water and thousands of residents without power. Weeks later, Hurricane Irma decimated multiple Caribbean territories and forced 6.3 million Florida residents to evacuate their homes.… 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 »

Opportunity for early career researchers to develop advocacy skills

Applications are now being accepted for the American Physiological Society’s Early Career Advocacy Fellowship, a two-year program that engages early career investigators in advocacy activities while they continue in their current careers. Fellows receive regular emails on science policy issues from APS, participate in Capitol Hill visits, and actively participate in at least one project… Read More »

FASEB urges Congress to pass spending bills, thanks President

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and its member societies issued a letter on September 30 urging Congress to pass an FY 2016 funding bill that includes increases for scientific research. Earlier this year, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees approved legislation to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)… Read More »