Category Archives: Society Affairs

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and The American Physiological Society Establish Hurricane Relief Funds

Over the span of weeks, U.S. coastal communities and neighboring island territories experienced back-to-back hurricanes of unprecedented strength. Starting in late August, Hurricane Harvey left large parts of Texas under water and thousands of residents without power. Weeks later, Hurricane Irma decimated multiple Caribbean territories and forced 6.3 million Florida residents to evacuate their homes.… Read More »

FASEB seeks nominations for Excellence in Science award

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) seeks nominations for its 2018 Excellence in Science Award. The award recognizes women in biological science for outstanding scientific work. FASEB encourages nominations of women whose career achievements have contributed significantly to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research. Women who are members… Read More »

Winners of 2016 FASEB BioArt competition announced

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is pleased to announce the winners of the fifth annual BioArt competition. This year’s 10 winning images and three videos represent a wide range of research in the biomedical and life sciences, from technology that may aid in recovery from spinal cord injury to a portrait… Read More »

FASEB society members elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Thirty-one scientists from societies belonging to the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) were elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). They are among 70 regular members and nine international members announced this week during the NAM annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Originally established by the National Academy of Sciences as the Institute… Read More »

FASEB awarded $1.2 million grant to continue and expand diversity program

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has been awarded a $1.2 million Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. The funds will continue the support of the diversity outreach, professional development, and mentoring activities of the Federation’s Office of Sponsored Programs, Diversity and… Read More »

FASEB society members win major prizes

Seven scientists with ties to the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology were among the 2016 winners of the Nobel Prize, Lasker Awards, and MacArthur “Genius Grants.” Yoshinori Ohsumi, PhD, a member of both the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and the Genetics Society of America, was awarded the Nobel Prize in… Read More »