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FASEB Announces the Winners of Its Stand Up For Science Contest

By Allison Lea Last week, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) announced the winners of its second annual Stand Up for Science Video Competition, in which contestants were asked to submit a short video demonstrating the importance of the federal government’s investment in biomedical and biological science. The winning video, “Funding Basic… Read More »

Finalists Announced for FASEB’s 2013 Stand Up for Science Video Competition

By Anne Deschamps The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has announced the seven finalists for its 2013 Stand Up for Science! Video Competition. The contestants were asked to illustrate the value of federally funded research and the harm caused by sequestration and budgetary losses due to inflation to help raise public awareness… Read More »

Stand Up for Science Competition Raises Public Awareness of Federally Funded Research

The recent federal government shutdown negatively affected biological and biomedical research and its impacts continue to be felt in the scientific community. Many federal researchers were furloughed and the research grant review process has been seriously disrupted. To raise public awareness of the importance of federal funding for science, the Federation of American Societies for… Read More »

FASEB Hosts Its Second Annual Stand Up For Science Competition

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is preparing to launch its second annual Stand Up For Science Video Competition to increase public awareness of the value of federally funded support for biological and biomedical science. Despite significant scientific breakthroughs, such as the creation of flu vaccines and new cancer therapies, enhanced agriculture… Read More »

FASEB Alert Generates Nearly 20,000 Emails to Capitol Hill in Support of Increased NIH Funding

As a result of a recent FASEB e-action alert urging the research community to contact members of Congress in support of increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), nearly 20,000 emails were sent to all 100 Senators and 398 out of the 435 members of the House of Representatives. The alert also prompted… Read More »