Tag Archives: FASEB

FASEB Advocacy Slide Deck

At a time of uncertainty for research funding, FASEB has developed a new advocacy resource, the “Value of Federally Funded Biological Research.” This new slide deck illustrates how research improves the nation’s health, quality of life, and economy. Motivated by a request from the American Society for Human Genetics for a tool they could share… Read More »

FASEB Welcomes New President and Officers

On July 1, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) welcomed its new President, Thomas O. Baldwin, PhD. Dr. Baldwin is Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry at the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Baldwin’s lab examined the structural and molecular biology of bacterial luciferase, a class of oxidative enzymes that allows certain marine bacteria… Read More »

Sixth Annual BioArt Competition Opens

The sixth annual BioArt competition, a celebration of the artistic side of scientific research, is now open for entries. Through the competition, FASEB aims to highlight the breadth of biomedical and life science studies, ranging from bacterial biofilms to organism development. The BioArt collection also depicts the wide variety of cutting-edge technologies employed by investigators.… Read More »

FASEB and NIGMS Host Workshop on Responsible Communication of Research

On June 22, FASEB partnered with the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to host a day-long workshop, “Responsible Communication of Basic Biomedical Research: Enhancing Awareness and Avoiding Hype,” at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The meeting hosted a diverse group of invited panelists representing academic science, industry, public relations, marketing,… Read More »

FASEB 2018 Excellence in Science Award Recipient Announced

Lynne Maquat, PhD, will receive the 2018 FASEB Excellence in Science Award. The award recognizes women whose outstanding career achievements in biological science have contributed significantly to the understanding of a particular discipline through scientific achievements, training of students and postdoctoral fellows, and contributions to the broader scientific community. Recipients of this award receive an… Read More »

FASEB Submits Comments to Senate Agriculture Committee

Following a June 15 hearing on the importance of agricultural research, FASEB submitted comments to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry regarding the forthcoming 2018 Farm Bill. The comments were adapted from the United States Department of Agriculture chapter of the fiscal year (FY) 2018 FASEB Federal Funding Report by removing the specific… Read More »

FASEB to Host Workshop on Responsible Communication of Basic Biomedical Research

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology on June 22 will host a workshop in partnership with the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to explore the effects on the scientific enterprise of misrepresented or overstated research results. The workshop will bring together scientists, journalists, institutional public information officers, and other stakeholders to discuss… Read More »