Category Archives: FASEB

Nature Commentary from NINDS and FASEB Leaders Outlines Ways to Improve Transparency at Scientific Meetings

In “Shake up conferences,” a commentary published August 10 in Nature, Shai D. Silberberg of the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) – along with NINDS and Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) colleagues – advocate for greater transparency at scientific meetings, a key facet of promoting rigor and transparency in… Read More »

FASEB Responds to Request for Information on the Medical Scientist Training Program

On August 4, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) submitted comments to a Request for Information (RFI) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) regarding training physician scientists through the Medical Scientist (MD-PhD) Training Program (MSTP). The RFI sought input on a wide variety of topics related to four overarching… Read More »

New National Science Foundation Fact Sheet from FASEB

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has created a new factsheet, “The National Science Foundation: Fundamental Research Leads to Discovery.” The factsheet highlights the importance of National Science Foundation (NSF) funding to basic science and includes graphics on NSF funding trends and overall funding sources for basic science research. Policy makers  need… Read More »

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 Welcomes New President and Officers

On July 1, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) welcomed its new President, Thomas O. Baldwin, PhD. Dr. Baldwin is Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry at the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Baldwin’s lab examined the structural and molecular biology of bacterial luciferase, a class of oxidative enzymes that allows certain marine bacteria… Read More »