Tag Archives: Genetics Society of America

Francis Collins reports model organism funding at TAGC16

At the Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC July 13-17), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins provided an overview of model organism support from his agency. Collins used a new analysis performed by NIH staff to address concerns expressed by many of the model organism researchers gathered at TAGC, particularly a 2015 analysis by Michael… Read More »

FASEB urges Congress to pass spending bills, thanks President

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and its member societies issued a letter on September 30 urging Congress to pass an FY 2016 funding bill that includes increases for scientific research. Earlier this year, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees approved legislation to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)… Read More »