The Washington Update, April 12, 2018

April 12, 2018


Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congress shifts focus to FY 2019 funding, Senate appropriations committee unveils new leadership, and letters demonstrate continued bipartisan support for biomedical research. Read more

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Seeks Input from Past and Potential Grant Applicants

The NIH's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is seeking feedback from the scientific community on two grant award programs. Read more

National Science Foundation Discusses “No Deadline” Grant Application Process and Other Policy Matters

On April 2-3, the NSF Advisory Committee for the Directorate for Biological Sciences met to discuss a range of scientific and policy topics. Read more

FASEB Society to Present at Capitol Hill Briefing Highlighting Pediatric Research

The Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) will highlight three areas of federally funded, cutting-edge research at Capitol Hill briefing on April 25. Read more

FASEB Comments on NIH Strategic Plan for Data Science

On April 4, FASEB submitted comments on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) draft Strategic Plan for Data Science. Read more

Two New Initiatives Call for Greater Transparency in Animal Research

The international advocacy group, Speaking of Research, is launching two new initiatives pertaining to animal research in medical and veterinary science. Read more

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