The Washington Update September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017


Number of U.S. Biological and Health Science Postdocs Continues to Decline

The number of U.S. Biological and Health Science Postdocs Continues to Decline. Read more

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congress funds government through December; House completes work on FY 2018 appropriations bills; pressure intensifies to raise the budget caps. Read more

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Endocrine Society Educates Congress About Diabetes, Advocates Reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program

At a September 14 Hill briefing, the Endocrine Society educated Members of Congress about diabetes and called for reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program. Read more

NIGMS Council Considers Strategies to Bolster Biomedical Workforce

Workforce issues were prominent during the September National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council meeting. Read more

FASEB President Joins Rally for Medical Research Hill Day

FASEB President Tom Baldwin participated in Hill meetings and a Facebook Live video in support of the rally. Read more

October 11 Webinar: FASEB's New Advocacy Slide Deck

FASEB will host an October 11 webinar to provide an overview and presentation tips for the new advocacy slide deck. Read more

FASEB Comments on Future Nonhuman Primate Resources

FASEB submitted comments to NIH's Office of Research Infrastructure Programs responding to questions about nonhuman primates in research. Read more

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