Tag Archives: FASEB

FASEB advocacy webinar to explore next steps for research funding after election day

Congress returns to work next week for a “lame duck” session to finalize the fiscal year 2017 federal budget, including the proposed $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, November 16 from 2–3 p.m. (EST) for researchers,… Read More »

FASEB publications explore regenerative medicine and 3D bioprinting

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is pleased to announce the release of two new publications highlighting regenerative medicine and three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting. The articles are part of FASEB’s Breakthroughs in Bioscience and Horizons in Bioscience series, respectively. Regenerative Medicine: Advances from the Convergence of Biology & Engineering, Breakthroughs in Bioscience Throughout… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congress Prepares for Lame Duck Session; Appropriators Hope for Omnibus Spending Bill in December; Bipartisan Letter Urges Support for Proposed $2 Billion Increase for Biomedical Research After spending the past month on the campaign trail and in their districts, members of Congress are preparing to return to Washington the week of November 14 for what… 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 »

Higher education commission removes evolution debate from curriculum

Responding to criticism from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and other members of the scientific community, a higher education commission agreed to remove mention of creationism from its materials. The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Natural Sciences Board voted last week to remove inclusion of the 2014 debate between… Read More »

FASEB awarded $1.2 million grant to continue and expand diversity program

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has been awarded a $1.2 million Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. The funds will continue the support of the diversity outreach, professional development, and mentoring activities of the Federation’s Office of Sponsored Programs, Diversity and… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congress Passes Bill Funding Government Through December; Legislators Return to the Campaign Trail; Busy Lame Duck Session Expected After November Elections After resolving a protracted dispute over resources to clean up the contaminated water supply in Flint, Michigan, Congress finally passed a “continuing resolution” (CR) to keep the government operating beyond the start of fiscal… Read More »