The Washington Update February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017


FASEB releases updated resources and analyses: science funding and employment

Analyses show NIH grant funding improved in FY 2016; can the progress be maintained? Read more

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Inside the Beltway Scoop

Cabinet Nominees Confirmed; Appropriators Solicit Input on Spending Priorities from Other Members of Congress; Brief Trump Budget Expected in March. Read more

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FASEB board member hosts congressional staff for lab tour

Hannah Carey hosted staff from the office of Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) on a tour of laboratory facilities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a discussion of the value of biological research. Read more

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FASEB urges NIH to maintain the integrity of its peer review system

FASEB submitted comments supporting efforts at NIH to protect the privacy of grant reviewers and referees. Read more

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The National Academies host a workshop on mentoring in STEMM Education

The National Academies convened a broad range of experts to provide insights into the tenets of successful mentoring programs and identify areas in need of further attention and research. Read more

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Reminder: FASEB Survey on Shared Resouces

FASEB seeks input from users and providers of shared research resources by March 2. Read more

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

Nominations for the award, which recognizes the career achievements of women in biological science, will be accepted until March 1.
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