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Dulce Gomez
Oct. 26, 2023
The society applauds initial steps to harmonize policies on infectious disease-related research but urges policymakers to provide clearer guidance to the scientific community.
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Crime scene biochemistry at the Capitol
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Crime scene biochemistry at the Capitol

July 28, 2023

ASBMB committee members and staff educate congressional staffers on biochemistry with an immunoassay demonstration.

JBC editors weigh in on AI in science publishing
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JBC editors weigh in on AI in science publishing

July 24, 2023

In an editorial, they say they’ll allow its use in manuscript preparation but not during the review process.

ASBMB expresses concerns about proposed NIH budget cuts
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ASBMB expresses concerns about proposed NIH budget cuts

July 21, 2023

If passed, the appropriations bill would cut NIAID’s budget by almost 23%, NINDS’s budget by 5% and both NCI and NIGMS’s budgets by almost 3%.

Taking action at a state level
Society News

Taking action at a state level

July 11, 2023

While the ASBMB advocates on your behalf at the federal level, many science policy issues pop up at the state level. Here’s how you can advocate within your local community, with our help.

ASBMB raises concerns about proposed NIH subaward policy
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ASBMB raises concerns about proposed NIH subaward policy

July 7, 2023

The society says the new policy, if adopted, will discourage collaboration and heighten administrative burden on scientists.

ASBMB responds to proposed NIH NSRA fixes
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ASBMB responds to proposed NIH NSRA fixes

July 6, 2023

The society applauds removal of grades from the application, inclusion of applicant special circumstance statement and reviewer bias training.

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Study documents impact of federal funding for basic research

Researchers found patterns to help identify the citations that were more likely to be important to each piece of published science.
Study documents impact of federal funding for basic research

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生物化学家和分子生物学家with federal agencies
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生物化学家和分子生物学家with federal agencies

June 23, 2023

ASBMB members meet with NIH, NSF, USDA, DOE and more to discuss basic science funding and programs.

Scientists’ political donations reflect polarization in academia
Science Communication

Scientists’ political donations reflect polarization in academia

June 11, 2023

This has implications for the public’s trust in science.

'I hope that our actions show our members that we are doing our best to support them'
Pride

'I hope that our actions show our members that we are doing our best to support them'

June 6, 2023

A Q&A with ASBMB Policy Manager Raechel McKinley on the organization’s national-level advocacy for LGBTQIA+ scientists, trainees and students.

State laws change the landscape for LGBTQIA+ scientists
Pride

State laws change the landscape for LGBTQIA+ scientists

May 31, 2023

New legislation in the past 16 months has banned gender affirming care for transgender teens, teaching children about sexual orientation and gender identity, and drag shows.

Meet the 2023 ASBMB Advocacy Training Program delegates
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Meet the 2023 ASBMB Advocacy Training Program delegates

May 24, 2023

ASBMB announces a new cohort of 12 ASBMB Advocacy Training Program delegates who will learn about science policy and advocacy through this summer externship

ASBMB members meet with lawmakers on the Hill
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ASBMB members meet with lawmakers on the Hill

May 18, 2023

In 48 meetings, scientists advocated for budget increases for NIH, NSF and DOE.

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