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Science-based decisions for society

We advocate for public policy informed by science, publish a highly ranked scientific journal, and provide bespoke peer review services.

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Samuel Bedgood from the University of California, Irvine researching anemone species at the Coal Oil Point Reserve in Isla Vista, California. Credit: Samantha Levell

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Scientific Services

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For almost 75 years, we've proudly supported the biological sciences community. Our current suite of services includes...

Policy & Advocacy

We promote the use of biological sciences knowledge in public policy and advance science policy serving the needs of the research and education communities.

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BioScience Journal

BioScience presents current research, accompanied by essays and discussion on education, public policy, history, and the conceptual underpinnings of the biological sciences.

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Scientific Peer Review

We provide research funding organizations with efficient and high quality peer review and support services that help program leaders focus on the science.

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Attendees collaborate during an event. Credit: Fauxels

Attendees collaborate during an event. Credit: Fauxels

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Professional Development

We're building capacity for biology through workshops designed to increase your impact.

We've trained over 2,000 people on communication, employment acquisition, writing for impact, team science, and more.

Workshops
On a rain-soaked day in April 2017, thousands marched in Washington DC to fight for science funding and its inclusion in policy decisions. Credit: Vlad Tchompalov

On a rain-soaked day in April 2017, thousands marched in Washington DC to fight for science funding and its inclusion in policy decisions. Credit: Vlad Tchompalov

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Organization Memberships

Strong support for the biological sciences is critical to a healthy society and planet.

We work with our member societies to amplify voices for biology and biologists at the national level.

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For 47 years, SACNAS has worked to ensure those most underrepresented in STEM can attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership. Credit: www.sacnas.org

For 47 years, SACNAS has worked to ensure those most underrepresented in STEM can attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership. Credit: www.sacnas.org

Member Spotlight

SACNAS

The Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science fosters members to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.

Welcome, we share your vision for inclusion in the biological sciences!

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