Tag Archives: American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

FASEB Leaders Advocate Locally to Raise the Caps

FASEB Board members took advantage of the recent congressional recess to meet with representatives at home. The visits emphasized the local impact of federal funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). In addition, the researchers expressed concern that Congress has not agreed on a bipartisan deal to raise… Read More »

Twenty-Six Members of FASEB Societies Elected to National Academy of Medicine

On October 16, the National Academy of Medicine announced the election of 80 new members during its annual meeting; 26 are members of FASEB societies. In order to be nominated, one must demonstrate outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the fields of health and medicine.  Sincere congratulations to: Mark E. Anderson- The American… Read More »

Two FASEB Society Members Win 2017 Nobel Prizes

This week, Michael W. Young pictured right, a member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and the Genetics Society of America (GSA), and Joachim Frank pictured left, a Protein Society (PS) member, were each named 2017 Nobel Laureates. On October 2, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize… Read More »

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 society members elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Thirty-one scientists from societies belonging to the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) were elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). They are among 70 regular members and nine international members announced this week during the NAM annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Originally established by the National Academy of Sciences as the Institute… Read More »

FASEB mourns Howard K. Schachman, 1918-2016

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) mourns the loss of Howard K. Schachman, an outstanding scientist and influential spokesman for biomedical research. A brilliant scholar, inspirational leader, and generous mentor, his legacy of accomplishments in science and public policy had a profound and lasting impact. Schachman was born in Philadelphia, received a B.S.… Read More »

Scientists with ties to FASEB win 2015 Nobel Prize awards

Five scientists with ties to the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) were honored with this year’s Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Physiology or Medicine. Youyou Tu received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for research that formed the basis for one of today’s most effective ‪malaria treatments, artemisinin. FASEB’s educational publication… Read More »