The Washington Update, June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018


Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

The Senate rejects rescissions bill and passes the minibus package; the Senate Appropriations Committee approves a $2 billion increase for biomedical research; the House postpones action on NIH funding; and the White House releases a government reorganization plan. Read more

FASEB 2019 Excellence in Science Award Recipient is Barbara B. Kahn, MD

Barbara B. Kahn, MD, is the 2019 recipient of FASEB's Excellence in Science Award, recognizing outstanding women scientists for their achievements in research, mentorship, and service. Read more

Presidential Q&A: An Interview with FASEB’s Incoming Leader

Recently, the FASEB team had an opportunity to interview the organization's incoming Board President, James M. Musser, MD, PhD, who will begin his term on July 1, 2018.  Read more

Unleashing the Art of Science: Enter FASEB’s Seventh Annual BioArt Competition

FASEB invites researchers at every level, from students to expert investigators, to participate in this year's BioArt competition, accepting entries from July 10 to August 30, 2018. Read more

NIH Advisory Committee Discusses Draft Recommendations for Next Generation Researchers and Diversity

Earlier this month, the NIH Advisory Committee met to discuss a range of topics, including the Next Generation Researchers Initiative and diversity. Read more

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