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Key Trump Administration Nominee Pledges Reduced Regulatory Burden

Professor Neomi Rao, nominated to lead the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), on June 7 affirmed her commitment to minimize regulatory burden. At a Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee (HSGAC) hearing, she supported maintaining the consistency of OIRA’s statutory principles and empirical evaluation… Read More »

FASEB to Host Workshop on Responsible Communication of Basic Biomedical Research

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology on June 22 will host a workshop in partnership with the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to explore the effects on the scientific enterprise of misrepresented or overstated research results. The workshop will bring together scientists, journalists, institutional public information officers, and other stakeholders to discuss… Read More »

Frank Krause Named FASEB Executive Director

Following a nationwide search, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) announced on June 5 that Frank J. Krause, Jr. has been named executive director. Krause will join the Federation in late July. “We are absolutely delighted that Frank will be joining FASEB. His expertise in professional society and association operations and deep… Read More »

FASEB Leaders Engage In Local Advocacy

Several researchers took advantage of Congress’s recent spring break recess to connect with their elected officials while they were at home. On April 19, Laura Niedernhofer, MD, PhD, an associate professor at The Scripps Research Institute Florida and Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Board member, participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by… Read More »

National Academies release report on fostering integrity in research

On Tuesday, April 11, the National Academies released a new report, Fostering Integrity in Research, an update of the 1992 report, Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process. A panel of scientists, ethicists, and others began looking to see whether  an update  was needed in 2012,  ultimately concluding that “changes in the research… Read More »

FASEB partners with March for Science

On March 8, the Board of Directors of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) voted to support the March for Science. Nearly 400 marches in 37 countries are currently planned for the April 22 event. “The March for Science has advanced public awareness of the vital role science plays in everyone’s lives.… Read More »

Closing soon: nominations for FASEB’s 2018 Excellence in Science Award

The nomination period for the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology’s (FASEB’s) 2018 Excellence in Science Award is rapidly approaching. This award recognizes the career achievements of women in biological science whose outstanding scientific work has contributed significantly to furthering the understanding of a particular discipline. Women who are members of one or more… Read More »