Tag Archives: Parker Antin

FASEB applauds proposed increase in NIH budget

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) applauds a proposed $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). On June 7, the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee approved a bipartisan spending bill that would provide NIH with $34 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, $2 billion above FY… Read More »

Standing room only at FASEB microbiome hearing

On January 13, more than one hundred congressional staffers, scientists, and members of other organizations attended a Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) briefing on Capitol Hill entitled “The Microbiome: Our Own Personal Ecosystem.” The event featured three scientific experts who discussed how the vast community of microorganisms in and on our bodies… Read More »

Pilot NIH grant pre-application could lead to lengthier approval process, warns FASEB

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) raised concerns this week about a proposed pilot program that would tack on additional steps to the grant process for some applicants at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The recommendation, which appeared in a draft report by the Scientific Management Review Board (SMRB) grant review,… Read More »