The Washington Update October 5, 2017

October 05, 2017


Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Appropriations Bills Stall; NIH Announces Funding Policies Under the Continuing Resolution; Bi-Partisan Efforts Continue on Behalf of Biomedical Research. Read more

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Two FASEB Society Members Win 2017 Nobel Prizes

This week, Michael W. Young, a member of ASBMB and GSA, and Joachim Frank, a PS member, were each named 2017 Nobel Laureates. Read more

NIH Advisory Council Considers Ways to Enhance Efficiency of Peer Review

On September 25, the NIH Center for Scientific Review Advisory Council met to discuss topics related to peer review, including rigor and reproducibility. Read more

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

U.S. states and neighboring territories experienced hurricanes of unprecedented strength. In response, two FASEB member societies launched relief efforts. Read more

FASEB Issues Recommendations for Improving Shared Research Resources

FASEB releases report identifying the challenges encountered by shared research resources providers and users, and makes recommendations for improvement. Read more

FASEB Comments on NIH Proposed Changes to Genomic Data Sharing Policy

FASEB commented in support of NIH policy changes, which would increase access to summary genomic statistics in the Database for Genotypes and Phenotypes. Read more

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