Tag Archives: FASEB

FASEB Issues Recommendations for Improving Shared Research Resources

A new report from FASEB, “Maximizing Shared Research Resources,” identifies the challenges encountered by shared research resources providers and users, and makes recommendations for improvement. Shared research resources – from core facilities to living collections and national laboratories – make efficient use of funds and broaden researchers’ access to advanced technologies and materials. But shared… Read More »

FASEB Comments on NIH Proposed Changes to Genomic Data Sharing Policy

FASEB submitted comments this week in support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) proposed changes to the Genomic Data Sharing Policy (NOT-OD-17-110). The proposal would increase access to summary genomic statistics in the Database for Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP) and other NIH databases. Access would be contingent on users reviewing informational materials on the… Read More »

October 11 Webinar: FASEB’s New Advocacy Slide Deck

In these times of uncertain funding, communicating the benefits of research that improves the nation’s health, quality of life, and economy is imperative. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, October 11 from 2–3 p.m. ET for researchers, post docs, graduate students, and others who want to… Read More »

FASEB Comments on Future Nonhuman Primate Resources

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) submitted comments in response to a Request for Information from the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP). ORIP was seeking comment on 1) capabilities of organizations and universities to provide research resources necessary for nonhuman primate (NHP) research, and 2) information on… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

FASEB Leaders Advocate Locally; Congress Returns from Summer Break; Fiscal Issues and Deadlines Will Dominate September Legislative Agenda Although Capitol Hill was quiet last month, members of the FASEB Board of Directors and Science Policy Committee were active in congressional districts across the country. Meetings were held with aides from House and Senate offices in… Read More »

New Landing Page Features Science Communications Activities, Products, and Perspectives

A new “Communicating Science” section of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) web site highlights a range of materials and resources to help scientists communicate the importance of basic biological and biomedical research more effectively. In addition to FASEB materials and programs, the site also contains detailed information on the June 22… Read More »

FASEB Opposes Legislative Limits on Stem Cell Research

In a letter to the chairs and ranking members of both the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) stated strong opposition to legislation prohibiting the use of federal funds for research involving fetal tissue or embryonic stem cells. In its comments, FASEB highlighted several key scientific… Read More »