The Washington Update, November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017


Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Appropriators await news on budget deal; FASEB promotes Raise the Caps; Congressional Tax Bill impacts universities and HHS Secretary is nominated. Read more

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Women of Color in STEM: Progress, Challenges, and New Opportunities

On November 10, the NASEM Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a workshop on the current state of the female STEM workforce. Read more

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Is Your Research a Clinical Trial? The Answer May Surprise You!

NIH has issued new guidelines affecting the award, conduct, and reporting of clinical trials involving human subjects funded by the agency. Read more

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ORCID: Connecting Research and Researchers

FASEB hosted an event spotlighting ORCID, a nonprofit seeking to optimize scientific publications by providing unique identifiers to researchers. Read more

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FASEB Societies Collaborate at Fall Conferences for Underrepresented Students

FASEB and 15 members joined over 4,300 students, trainees, program directors, and others to promote STEM careers at the 2017 ABRCMS and SFG. Read more

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FASEB Policy Update

Last week, FASEB submitted letters pertaining to the humane use of animals in biomedical and biological research and the data science in biomedicine. Read more

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