Tag Archives: Annual Meeting

National Postdoctoral Association Meeting Highlights Critical Role of Professional Societies

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) thirteenth annual meeting, hosted by the University of Maryland, Baltimore, March 13 to 15, 2015, included several sessions emphasizing opportunities available to postdoctoral scholars through professional society membership. This complemented the findings and recommendations of the December 2014 National Academies’ study, The Postdoctoral Experience Revisited, which called for an increased… Read More »

Society Spotlight: The Genetics Society of America

By Joseph Carey Society Spotlight: The Genetics Society of America The Genetics Society of America (GSA) in recent months has enhanced its activities to represent the collective interests of its members, offering comments and input to Congress and federal agencies that stand up for foundational research and the most efficient and effective mechanisms for supporting… Read More »

Society Spotlight: The American Society for Investigative Pathology

By Allison Lea In 2013, The American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) celebrated its 100th anniversary as a member of FASEB. At its inception, the Society was called the American Society for Experimental Pathology (ASEP), which was founded the same year it joined the Federation. ASEP merged with the American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists… Read More »

FASEB’s Vice President Elect Highlights the Benefits of NIH Funded Basic Research in His Hometown

By Allison Lea In today’s issue of the San Diego Union-Tribune, FASEB’s Vice President Elect for Science Policy, Hudson Freeze, PhD, explains why supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is so crucial for our nation’s future. In his commentary, Dr. Freeze, a resident of San Diego, highlights examples of how NIH funding has benefited… Read More »

Society Spotlight: The American Peptide Society

By Dr. Charles Deber The American Peptide Society (APS), a nonprofit scientific and educational organization founded in 1990, provides a forum for advancing and promoting knowledge of the chemistry and biology of peptides.  The Society was the outgrowth of the American Peptide Symposium – the principal conference for peptide scientists – that has been held… Read More »

Society Spotlight: ABRF

By Allison Lea This year, the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF) is celebrating its 25th anniversary. A society of over 700 members from around the world, ABRF is dedicated to advancing core and research biotechnology laboratories through research, communication, and education. ABRF investigates and reports on the effectiveness of analytical techniques and methodologies by… Read More »

Society Spotlight – The Histochemical Society

By Allison Lea The Histochemical Society (HCS) was founded in 1950 as a scholarly organization of researchers from various biological disciplines committed to the understanding of imaging techniques providing biochemical and molecular information about the structure and function of cells, tissues and organs. The Society fulfills its mission through its publications, annual meetings, and educational short… Read More »