Tag Archives: Science

FASEB Advocacy Slide Deck

At a time of uncertainty for research funding, FASEB has developed a new advocacy resource, the “Value of Federally Funded Biological Research.” This new slide deck illustrates how research improves the nation’s health, quality of life, and economy. Motivated by a request from the American Society for Human Genetics for a tool they could share… Read More »

FASEB 2018 Excellence in Science Award Recipient Announced

Lynne Maquat, PhD, will receive the 2018 FASEB Excellence in Science Award. The award recognizes women whose outstanding career achievements in biological science have contributed significantly to the understanding of a particular discipline through scientific achievements, training of students and postdoctoral fellows, and contributions to the broader scientific community. Recipients of this award receive an… Read More »

NSF advisory committee discusses international research collaborations

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Advisory Committee for International Science and Engineering met at NSF headquarters on November 28–29 to discuss collaborations between American researchers and scientists around the globe. During the meeting, NSF Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE) staff informed the committee about international programs and partnerships as well as the state… Read More »

FASEB supports Senate follow-up to America COMPETES Act

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) voiced its support for legislation approved by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on June 29 entitled the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act (AICA). The bill, spearheaded by Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Gary Peters (D-MI) as the Senate’s effort to follow-up the America COMPETES… Read More »