Tag Archives: Genetics Society of America

Two FASEB Society Members Win 2017 Nobel Prizes

This week, Michael W. Young pictured right, a member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and the Genetics Society of America (GSA), and Joachim Frank pictured left, a Protein Society (PS) member, were each named 2017 Nobel Laureates. On October 2, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize… Read More »

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 »