Tag Archives: Reproducibility

FASEB hosts discussion of reproducibility in antibody research

On September 10, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) hosted a dialogue on ways to improve the reproducibility of scientific studies that use antibodies. The discussion featured presentations by five experts in the field who described different strategies to validate antibodies and the studies that use them. The roundtable was the second… Read More »

NIH Advisory Committee Considers Recommendations for Future Directions

The 110th meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) included presentations on topics ranging from a new strategic vision for the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to a proposed NIH-wide strategic plan, as well as updates on the implementation of  recommendations accepted during prior meetings. The… Read More »

FASEB Hosts Science Policy Symposium on Rigor and Reproducibility of Biological Research

On May 31, members of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Science Policy Committee and Board of Directors participated in a full day discussion about scientific rigor and reproducibility. Held in conjunction with the June meeting of FASEB’s Board of Directors, the annual Science Policy Symposium featured speakers from the National Institutes… Read More »

Group Seeks Input on Cell Authentication

Submitted by Global Biological Standards Institute The Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI), a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of biomedical research by advocating best practices and standards,  seeks input from researchers in surveys on cell culture and research antibody authentication. Founded and directed by scientists, GBSI’s mission and goals have become increasingly prominent… Read More »