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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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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

8.282

Current journal impact factor
for AIBS's BioScience

82,664

Downloads from the BioScience
Talks podcast series

2,683,142

Downloads of BioScience
articles in 2019

1,002

Meetings with federal and state
lawmakers arranged by AIBS since 2008

1,956

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

131

Scientific societies and
organizations advancing biology
through membership in AIBS

News

Community Statement Opposing ICE Guidance on Foreign Students

Read our community statement opposing the new guidance from United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on foreign students in the United States.

BioScience Impact Continues to Increase

The 2019 Journal Citation Reports® (Source Clarivate, 2020) have been released and the Impact Factor for BioScience has risen to 8.282, up from 6.591 last year.

AIBS Recommendations Included in House Report on Solving the Climate Crisis

A new plan from the Democratic members of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis was released on June 30, 2020.

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 July 13-14, 2020.

BioScience Talks

June 2020
In this episode of BioScience Talks, we're joined by Núria Cid and Thibault Datry of INRAE, in Lyon, France, who discuss their new framework for a metacommunity approach that aims to help researchers overcome challenges in the health of dynamic ecosystems.

Writing for Impact and Influence

AIBS is offering a professional development program designed to help biologists, including graduate students, hone their written communication skills to increase the impact and influence of their message.

Get Involved

Read BioScience

COVID-19 and the Bioeconomy -- For members of the public and lawmakers who have doubted the importance of biology to human well-being, the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic provides overwhelming evidence that investments in the biological sciences are essential public benefits.

Subscribe to BioScience

BioScience provides peer-reviewed synthetic overviews of current biological research, together with departments about biology education, history, and the profession generally.

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.

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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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