Tag Archives: GSA

FASEB society members win major prizes

Seven scientists with ties to the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology were among the 2016 winners of the Nobel Prize, Lasker Awards, and MacArthur “Genius Grants.” Yoshinori Ohsumi, PhD, a member of both the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and the Genetics Society of America, was awarded the Nobel Prize in… Read More »

Sign-on Letter Supports Model Organism Databases

More than 8500 researchers have signed a letter asking the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to reconsider plans to reduce funding for model-organism databases (MODs). In May, the National Human Genome Research Institute informed investigators leading five databases—Flybase, Mouse Genome Informatics, Rat Genome Database, WormBase, Saccharomyces Genome Database, and Zebrafish Model Organism Database—of plans to… Read More »