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AIBS builds community in support of researchers, educators, and scientists who understand the importance of sharing biological discovery and knowledge. In creating EDUCATION RESOURCES, monitoring PUBLIC POLICY, providing PEER REVIEW of scientific applications, programs, and scientific literature, PUBLISHING timely biological sciences information, and implementing dynamic PUBLIC OUTREACH PROGRAMS, we are ensuring the future of the biological sciences.

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Workforce Needs for Biological Informatics

2015-10-cover.jpgA neuroscientist at a major university, with support from, among other sources, the White House's BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) initiative, explained to me recently that he does not generally hire biologists, because he finds they lack the needed math and data skills. He prefers to hire physicists, who have those skills, instead. Read more....

AIBS advocates for public policy and legislative action that is based upon quality science.


AIBS Education is dedicated to improving biological science literacy at all levels of formal and informal education.

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AIBS Scientific Peer Advisory & Review Services (SPARS) helps organizations invest their research dollars effectively by identifying promising research to support.

AIBS SPARS excels at:
  • Facilitating all aspects of peer review for proposed research, ongoing research, and retrospective research analysis--online, via teleconference, in-person, or any combination.
  • Organization Support: providing all the necessary services to facilitate research programs and support leadership groups.
  • Information Technology: our IT staff work with clients through every step of a project's life cycle to ensure optimal products.


AIBS develops and implements innovative programs that connect science to the public and that encourage a true appreciation of the value of the biological sciences to society.

  • Since 2004, AIBS has published, a free public web site making information about biological research accessible to everyone.

In addition to providing you with a subscription to BioScience, your membership in AIBS directly supports collective activities that serve the biological sciences. We invite you to join this dynamic community of individuals and scientific organizations in support of the AIBS mission.

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