Science Groups Urge Lawmakers to Pass Bioeconomy R & amp;D Legislation
A group of scientific organizations and institutions, including AIBS, have called on congressional leadership to include the Bioeconomy Research and Development Act of 2021 in legislation to bolster the U.S. research enterprise.    Related StoriesSocieties Urge Lawmakers to Create Additional Visas to Retain International STEM TalentLatest Public Policy ReportResearch Funding in the House Reconciliation Package  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - September 14, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Biden Administration Announces R & amp;D Budget Priorities
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued their annual science and technology (S&T) priorities memorandum on August 27. The document guides federal agency priority-setting in the coming budget cycle.    Related StoriesSocieties Urge Lawmakers to Create Additional Visas to Retain International STEM TalentLatest Public Policy ReportCoalition Urges Administration to Provide Visa Assistance to Afghan Scientists, Engineers  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - September 13, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Research Funding in the House Reconciliation Package
On September 9, 2021, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology approved $45 billion in research funding as part of a larger $3.5 trillion budget plan that Democratic lawmakers are looking to pass through the budget reconciliation process. The bill would make significant investments in climate research, national labs at the Department of Energy (DOE), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).    Related StoriesBiden Administration Announces R&D Budget PrioritiesSocieties Urge Lawmakers to Create Additional Visas to Retain International STEM TalentLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - September 13, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesResearch Funding in the House Reconciliation PackageBiden Administration Announces R&D Budget PrioritiesSocieties Urge Lawmakers to Create Additional Visas to Retain International STEM Talent  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - September 13, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Societies Urge Lawmakers to Create Additional Visas to Retain International STEM Talent
AIBS has joined 30 other scientific organizations in urging lawmakers to include provisions aimed at improving the retention of international STEM talent in legislation being crafted in response to the 2022 budget resolution and reconciliation instructions.    Related StoriesCoalition Urges Administration to Provide Visa Assistance to Afghan Scientists, EngineersScience Groups Underscore the Value of Collections, Peer Review in Comments Regarding ARPA-HLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - September 9, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest BioScience Talks Podcast
AIBS has released the latest episode of BioScience Talks.    Related StoriesLatest BioScience Talks PodcastEnvironmental DNA and RNA May Be Key in Monitoring Pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2The COVID-19 Pandemic, Viral Evolution, Vaccines, and Variants  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - September 1, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesCoalition Urges Administration to Provide Visa Assistance to Afghan Scientists, EngineersScience Groups Underscore the Value of Collections, Peer Review in Comments Regarding ARPA-HLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 30, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Coalition Urges Administration to Provide Visa Assistance to Afghan Scientists, Engineers
A group of 30 professional societies and academic organizations, including AIBS, have written to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy asking the Administration to provide visa assistance to Afghan scientists, engineers, and technical professionals seeking to leave Afghanistan.    Related StoriesScience Groups Underscore the Value of Collections, Peer Review in Comments Regarding ARPA-HLatest Public Policy ReportSenate Clears Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 27, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Funding Opportunities for Scientific Collections at NSF
Join us for a webinar with program directors from the National Science Foundation (NSF) about structural changes to collections-related funding opportunities at the agency.    Related Stories2021 AIBS Council MeetingBiological Sciences Congressional District VisitsWriting for Impact and Influence  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 26, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest BioScience Talks Podcast
The latest BioScience Talks episode has been released: The Climate Emergency in a COVID Year. In this episode of BioScience Talks, we are joined by Jillian Gregg, who is a coauthor of the 2021 update of the World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency. She is affiliated with the Sustainability Double Degree program and the Department of Crop and Soil Science at Oregon State University. Gregg joins us to discuss the latest climate update and the urgent actions needed ensure the long-term sustainability of human civilization.     Related StoriesEnvironmental DNA and RNA May Be Key in Monitorin...
Source: Eye on Education - August 25, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Science Groups Underscore the Value of Collections, Peer Review in Comments Regarding ARPA-H
AIBS has joined NSC Alliance and SPNHC in submitting comments to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and National Institutes of Health on the new Advanced Research Project Agency – Health (ARPA-H).    Related StoriesLatest Public Policy ReportSenate Clears Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, $3.5 Trillion Budget PlanSenate Begins Work on FY 2022 Appropriations  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 24, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

2020 AIBS Annual Report
The 2020 AIBS Annual Report is now available.    Related StoriesNew AIBS Report on Biological Sciences in the President’s 2022 Budget RequestPublic Policy Office 2020 Annual Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 17, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Senate Clears Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan
The U.S. Senate has voted 69-30 to pass an historic bipartisan infrastructure bill containing billions for climate resilience and public transit.    Related StoriesSenate Begins Work on FY 2022 AppropriationsLatest Public Policy ReportHouse Science Panel Considers Innovation Bills  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Senate Begins Work on FY 2022 Appropriations
Before heading into their summer recess, the Senate Appropriations Committee advanced three fiscal year (FY) 2022 spending legislation, namely the bills for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; Energy and Water Development; and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies.    Related StoriesSenate Clears Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, $3.5 Trillion Budget PlanLatest Public Policy ReportHouse Science Panel Considers Innovation Bills  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesSenate Clears Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, $3.5 Trillion Budget PlanSenate Begins Work on FY 2022 AppropriationsLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

2021 AIBS Council Meeting
AIBS will convene the 2021 meeting of its Council of Member Societies and Organizations on November 4-5, 2021. This meeting will engage like-minded organizations committed to increasing diversity in the biological sciences in a two-day virtual conference.    Related Stories2021 AIBS Council MeetingBiological Sciences Congressional District VisitsWriting for Impact and Influence  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 3, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

House Passes Several Appropriations Bills
On July 29, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an appropriations package or ‘minibus’ containing seven spending bills for fiscal year (FY) 2022, including the bills that fund the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of the Interior, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Energy and Agriculture Departments.    Related StoriesScience Groups Congratulate, Offer Support to OSTP DirectorAIBS Provides Comments on Improving Federal Scientific Integrity PoliciesLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 2, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

House Science Panel Considers Innovation Bills
The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology recently advanced several bipartisan science and technology policy legislation, including a reauthorization bill for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).    Related StoriesHouse Passes Several Appropriations BillsScience Groups Congratulate, Offer Support to OSTP DirectorAIBS Provides Comments on Improving Federal Scientific Integrity Policies  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 2, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesHouse Science Panel Considers Innovation BillsHouse Passes Several Appropriations BillsScience Groups Congratulate, Offer Support to OSTP Director  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - August 2, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

August Issue of BioScience Now Available
The July 2021 issue of BioScience is now available on the Oxford University Press website. Some articles you will see in this month’s issue: Exorcising Race and Empire from American Nature Conservation The Internet of Things Comes to the Farm The AIBS Diversity Plan Population Viability of Sea Turtles in the Context of Global Warming Trading Animal Lives: Ten Tricky Issues on the Road to Protecting Commodified Wild Animals Regional Networks of Biological Field Stations to Study Climate Change     Related StoriesEnvironmental DNA and RNA May Be Key in Monitoring Pathogens such as ...
Source: Eye on Education - August 2, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Receives NSF LEAPS Award to Support Diversity Conference
AIBS has received an award from NSF under its LEAPS program to support the development of a diversity conference that will engage and create a collaborative network of majority- and minority-serving biological scientific societies to foster cultural change.    Related StoriesInternational Workshop Series: How does sharing genetic sequence data impact biodiversity science and conservation?AIBS Receives NSF Award to Support International Workshop Series on Nagoya ProtocolEnter the Faces of Biology Photo Contest  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 30, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Provides Comments on Improving Federal Scientific Integrity Policies
AIBS has provided input to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on improving federal scientific integrity policies.    Related StoriesSocieties Urge Congress to Base COVID-19 Investigations on Evidence-Based ResearchLatest Public Policy ReportAIBS Receives NSF Award to Support International Workshop Series on Nagoya Protocol  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 28, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Science Groups Congratulate, Offer Support to OSTP Director
A coalition of scientific organizations have sent a letter to Dr. Eric Lander congratulating him on his confirmation to the position of OSTP Director and offering their assistance.    Related StoriesScience Groups Congratulate, Offer Support to OSTP DirectorAIBS Provides Comments on Improving Federal Scientific Integrity PoliciesLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 20, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

International Workshop Series: How does sharing genetic sequence data impact biodiversity science and conservation?
AIBS and the USA Nagoya Protocol Action Group are organizing an international workshop series in the fall of 2021 to explore how the international scientific community can study biodiversity in the changing landscape of international policy.    Related StoriesEnter the Faces of Biology Photo ContestAIBS Announces Diversity Plan  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 19, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Science Agencies Slated for Significant Increases in Spending Bills
The House Appropriations Committee has now advanced all twelve spending bills for fiscal year (FY) 2022, approving significant increases for most federal science agencies and programs.    Related StoriesSocieties Urge Congress to Base COVID-19 Investigations on Evidence-Based ResearchLatest Public Policy ReportHouse Begins Work on FY 2022 Spending Bills  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 19, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Receives NSF Award to Support International Workshop Series on Nagoya Protocol
AIBS has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to support the development of an international workshop series on the access and benefit sharing of digital sequence information.    Related StoriesScience Agencies Slated for Significant Increases in Spending BillsSocieties Urge Congress to Base COVID-19 Investigations on Evidence-Based ResearchLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 19, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesAIBS Receives NSF Award to Support International Workshop Series on Nagoya ProtocolScience Agencies Slated for Significant Increases in Spending BillsSocieties Urge Congress to Base COVID-19 Investigations on Evidence-Based Research  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 19, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Societies Urge Congress to Base COVID-19 Investigations on Evidence-Based Research
A coalition of 36 scientific societies, including AIBS, have urged leaders of the House Appropriations Committee to base any investigations into the origin and transmission of the COVID-19 pandemic on evidence-based research.    Related StoriesScientific Societies Urge Congress to Act Immediately on Climate ChangeAIBS Endorses Statement in Support of Research Using Human Fetal TissueLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 15, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Blackologists and the Promise of Inclusive Sustainability
Drs. Senay Yitbarek (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Karen Bailey (University of Colorado Boulder), Nyeema Harris (Yale University) join us to discuss inclusive sustainability and the ways in which it can be brought to bear in service of ecosystems and the humans who inhabit them.    Related StoriesEnvironmental DNA and RNA May Be Key in Monitoring Pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2The COVID-19 Pandemic, Viral Evolution, Vaccines, and VariantsJuly Issue of BioScience Now Available  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

July Issue of BioScience Now Available
The July 2021 issue of BioScience is now available on the Oxford University Press website.    Related StoriesEnvironmental DNA and RNA May Be Key in Monitoring Pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2The COVID-19 Pandemic, Viral Evolution, Vaccines, and VariantsBlackologists and the Promise of Inclusive Sustainability  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 8, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

New AIBS Report on Biological Sciences in the President ’s 2022 Budget Request
A new report by the AIBS Public Policy Office analyzes the President’s fiscal year 2022 budget request for biological sciences research and education.    Related StoriesScientific Societies Urge Congress to Act Immediately on Climate ChangeAIBS Endorses Statement in Support of Research Using Human Fetal TissueNIH Slated for 21 Percent Budget Increase  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 6, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

House Begins Work on FY 2022 Spending Bills
The House Appropriations Committee has approved topline fiscal year (FY) 2022 allocations to divide $1.5 trillion in discretionary spending between the twelve annual spending bills. The allocations are largely in alignment with the budget proposed by President Biden.    Related StoriesNew AIBS Report on Biological Sciences in the President’s 2022 Budget RequestScientific Societies Urge Congress to Act Immediately on Climate ChangeAIBS Endorses Statement in Support of Research Using Human Fetal Tissue  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 6, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesHouse Begins Work on FY 2022 Spending BillsNew AIBS Report on Biological Sciences in the President’s 2022 Budget RequestScientific Societies Urge Congress to Act Immediately on Climate Change  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 6, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Scientific Societies Urge Congress to Act Immediately on Climate Change
AIBS has joined nearly 50 scientific societies and organizations in calling on Congress to lead with science to understand and address the effects of climate change.    Related StoriesAIBS Endorses Statement in Support of Research Using Human Fetal TissueNIH Slated for 21 Percent Budget IncreaseLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - July 2, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Statement in Support of Research Using Human Fetal Tissue
AIBS has joined 98 other scientific and medical organizations in endorsing a statement in support of continued use of human fetal tissue in research.    Related StoriesNIH Slated for 21 Percent Budget IncreaseLatest Public Policy ReportSenate Passes Innovation Bill; House Advances NSF, DOE Science Bills  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 22, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

NIH Slated for 21 Percent Budget Increase
The President has proposed a $52 billion budget for the National Institutes of Health in fiscal year (FY) 2022, an increase of 21 percent compared to FY 2021.    Related StoriesLatest Public Policy ReportSenate Passes Innovation Bill; House Advances NSF, DOE Science BillsPresident’s Budget Boosts USGS Funding by 25 Percent  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 21, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

President ’s Budget Boosts USGS Funding by 25 Percent
Under President Biden’s budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) would be funded at $1.6 billion, a 25 percent increase relative to the FY 2021 level enacted by Congress.    Related StoriesNIH Slated for 21 Percent Budget IncreaseLatest Public Policy ReportNSF Slated for 20 Percent Budget Increase, New Technology Directorate  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 21, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Senate Passes Innovation Bill; House Advances NSF, DOE Science Bills
The U.S. Senate has passed the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, formerly referred to as the Endless Frontier Act, while the House Science Committee has unanimously advanced the NSF for the Future Act.    Related StoriesPresident’s Budget Boosts USGS Funding by 25 PercentNIH Slated for 21 Percent Budget IncreaseLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 21, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesSenate Passes Innovation Bill; House Advances NSF, DOE Science BillsPresident’s Budget Boosts USGS Funding by 25 PercentNIH Slated for 21 Percent Budget Increase  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 21, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

June Issue of BioScience Now Available
The June 2021 issue of BioScience is now available on the Oxford University Press website.    Related StoriesMay Issue of BioScience Now AvailableUsing Citations to Find Scientific CommunitiesUrban Ecology, Segregation, and the Work of the Baltimore Field Station  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 8, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Statement on Open Science, Sustainable Public Access Principles
AIBS has joined a group of 110 publishers, scientific societies, associations, and research-related organizations in expressing a commitment to advancing scientific communication through high-quality publications and responsible and sustainable public access.    Related StoriesSocieties Offer Recommendations on Legislative Proposals for NSFBiden Unveils FY 2022 Budget Request, Proposes Large Boosts for ScienceAsk Your Senators to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 7, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Stakeholders Urge Robust Investments in Climate-Focused Agricultural Programs
More than 450 scientific, agricultural, and rural development organizations and businesses have called on Congressional leadership to invest at least $200 billion over ten years to strengthen conservation, research, renewable energy, forestry, and regional food system and supply chain resilience programs.    Related StoriesAIBS Endorses Statement on Open Science, Sustainable Public Access PrinciplesSocieties Offer Recommendations on Legislative Proposals for NSFBiden Unveils FY 2022 Budget Request, Proposes Large Boosts for Science  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 7, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

NSF Slated for a 20 Percent Increase in Budget, New Technology Directorate
The President has proposed increasing the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) budget by 20 percent in fiscal year (FY) 2022 and creating a new commercialization focused directorate at the science agency.    Related StoriesStakeholders Urge Robust Investments in Climate-Focused Agricultural ProgramsAIBS Endorses Statement on Open Science, Sustainable Public Access PrinciplesBiden Unveils FY 2022 Budget Request, Proposes Large Boosts for Science  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 7, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesNSF Slated for 20 Percent Budget Increase, New Technology DirectorateStakeholders Urge Robust Investments in Climate-Focused Agricultural ProgramsAIBS Endorses Statement on Open Science, Sustainable Public Access Principles  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 7, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Biden Unveils FY 2022 Budget Request, Proposes Large Boosts for Science
On May 28, 2021, President Joe Biden released his much awaited budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022, proposing large budget increases for several federal science agencies.    Related StoriesSocieties Offer Recommendations on Legislative Proposals for NSFAsk Your Senators to Support Investment in NSFLatest Public Policy Report  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - June 1, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Ask Your Senators to Support Investment in NSF
Please show your support for the National Science Foundation (NSF) by asking your Senators to sign a Dear Colleague Letter in support of funding the agency at $10 billion in 2022.    Related StoriesLatest Public Policy ReportEndless Frontier Act Advances in Senate After Major AmendmentsSocieties Call For Increased Support for Microbiome Research Across Agencies  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 27, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Societies Offer Recommendations on Legislative Proposals for NSF
AIBS has joined a group of scientific societies in providing recommendations to lawmakers on legislation pertaining to the National Science Foundation.    Related StoriesSocieties Call For Increased Support for Microbiome Research Across AgenciesAIBS Endorses NSF for the Future ActAsk Your Senators to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 27, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Latest Public Policy Report
The Public Policy Report has been released. The report provides analysis and communication on important issues in the scientific community.    Related StoriesEndless Frontier Act Advances in Senate After Major AmendmentsSocieties Call For Increased Support for Microbiome Research Across AgenciesAIBS Endorses NSF for the Future Act  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 24, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Endless Frontier Act Advances in Senate After Major Amendments
The Endless Frontier Act or EFA (S. 1260), which proposes establishing a new commercialization-focused directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF), has been approved by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and is currently being debated on the Senate floor.    Related StoriesSocieties Call For Increased Support for Microbiome Research Across AgenciesAIBS Endorses NSF for the Future ActBiological Sciences Congressional District Visits  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 24, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Societies Call For Increased Support for Microbiome Research Across Agencies
AIBS has joined a group of 24 scientific societies and organizations in requesting increased coordination and support for microbiome research across Federal science agencies.    Related StoriesAIBS Endorses NSF for the Future ActAIBS Joins Community in Supporting Diversification of Federal Science Advisory CommitteesBiological Sciences Congressional District Visits  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - May 17, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news