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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.


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.


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


Individual expert peer reviews
performed since 2007


Individual peer reviewers
who participated in an
evaluation since 2007


Current journal impact factor
for AIBS's BioScience


Downloads from the BioScience
Talks podcast series


Downloads of BioScience
articles in 2019


Meetings with federal and state
lawmakers arranged by AIBS since 2008


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


Scientific societies and
organizations advancing biology
through membership in AIBS


Register Now for Upcoming Webinar

Building Resilient Scientific Societies: Open Discussion on Member Engagement in the COVID Era
Thursday, August 27, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists

Registration is still available for AIBS' online workshop: Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists. Register now.

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.


2020 AIBS Council Meeting

The AIBS Council of member societies and organizations will meet online on December 9-10, 2020 about "Strengthening the Bioeconomy".

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

August 2020
In this episode of BioScience Talks, Dr. Sara Miller joins us to discuss her latest article published in this month's issue of BioScience and the future of natural history collections.

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Read BioScience

Human Health, Interagency Coordination, and the Need for Biodiversity Data -- The importance of understanding the interconnectedness of individual humans and the environment has never been more urgent.

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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Society of Nematologists
Society for the Study of Evolution
National Science Collections Alliance
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Organization of Biological Field Stations
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