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    AIBS Informs Decision-making
    We have been informing decisions that
    move science forward for more than 70 years.
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    Your Voice Has Never Been More Important
    We're fighting on your behalf in Washington, DC. Stand
      for science — support our advocacy initiatives today.
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    2018 Faces of Biology Photo Contest Winners
    Congratulations to the winners of the 2018
    Faces of Biology Photo Contest!
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    AIBS Receives $13,000 Donation
    An anonymous AIBS individual member has donated
    $13,000 to support graduate students.

Informing decision-making for science and society.

Peer Review

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

Publications

AIBS provides timely and effective communication of peer-reviewed research and news and analysis to professionals, students, educators, and the public.

Community Programs

Community Programs advances the field and profession of biology and promotes and provides leadership, with an emphasis on public policy and advocacy, education, and the public understanding of science.

Membership

AIBS individual and organizational members work collaboratively to advance biology and bring its discoveries to decision-makers.

51,050

Individual expert peer reviews
performed since 2007

7,880

Individual peer reviewers
who participated in an
evaluation since 2007

5.876

Current journal impact factor
for AIBS's BioScience

37,403

Downloads from the BioScience
Talks podcast series

1,911,323

Downloads of BioScience
articles in 2017

914

Meetings with federal and state
lawmakers arranged by AIBS since 2008

1,768

Biologists who have participated in
an AIBS communications or
advocacy training program

131

Scientific societies and
organizations advancing biology
through membership in AIBS

News

New AIBS Strategic Plan Released

AIBS is excited to release the 2019 Strategic Plan. The plan articulates an exciting and ambitious vision for AIBS: Advance the biological sciences to promote increased understanding of life.

AIBS Names Emerging Public Policy Leaders

Barbara Del Castello and Brian Lovett have been recognized with the 2019 Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award.

AIBS Welcomes New Board Members

Scientists from South Dakota State University, University of Florida, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Denver Museum of Nature and Science Join Board of Directors

Events

Learn How to Engage and Inform Decision-makers

The AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists offers an opportunity to become an effective and engaged communicator. The next workshop will take place in March 2019.

Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists

AIBS has developed a program to help scientists hone and practice the skills needed to secure employment.

BioScience Talks

March 2019
In this episode of BioScience Talks, Dr. Paolo D'Odorico of the University of California, Berkley, and his colleagues present questions about human rights, delving into the various ways in which food availability and inequality are affected by trade.

Get Involved

Read BioScience

Extending Biodiversity Specimens: A Science Agenda. Funders of scientific research frequently express a desire for long-range plans from the scientific community that can guide future investments and foster frontier fields of inquiry.

Join AIBS

AIBS members are part of a community of individuals and organizations sharing knowledge and resources to advance research and education in the biological sciences.

Interested in a career in biology?

Pursuing a career in biology can be immensely rewarding and exciting. Studying biology teaches us to ask questions, make observations, evaluate evidence, and solve problems.

Current Initiatives

2016 Annual Report

Professional Development

Participate in one of our professional education and training programs to hone the skills that will enhance your employment opportunities and career development.

If your organization is interested in having AIBS bring one of our professional development programs to your institution, please contact the Professional Development Program.

Find Out More

Some of Our Member Organizations

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Society of Nematologists
Society for the Study of Evolution
Bioquest
National Science Collections Alliance
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Organization of Biological Field Stations
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Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Logo

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