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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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    Enabling Interdisciplinary and Team Science:
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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 2015


Meetings with federal and state
lawmakers arranged by AIBS since 2008


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


Scientific societies and
organizations advancing biology
through membership in AIBS


Trump's FY 2018 Budget Request Would Slash Most Science Programs

President Trump's first budget request seeks historically deep budget cuts for non-defense spending in order to increase defense spending.

AIBS Identifies Emerging Public Policy Leader

Stephanie Bora, a Ph.D. candidate at Penn State University, has been recognized with the 2017 Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award.

Peer Review: A System Under Stress

AIBS is pleased to announce the availability of a new report, "Peer Review: A System Under Stress.


New program announcements coming soon

Please enjoy our past webinars at here.

BioScience Talks

March 2017
Nature's positive impact on mood is easily understood on an intuitive level, but a more fine-grain analysis reveals quantifiable effects with potentially serious implications for human well-being.

International Research Funding Opportunities

Have an interest in pursuing science outside of the U.S.? Tune in for a discussion of opportunities to do research or to train abroad.

Get Involved

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Researchers with the Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans (PISCO) and the Multi-Agency Rocky Intertidal Network (MARINe) sample community structure in the rocky intertidal...


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

Biological Data Initiative

Big, Open, Integrative, Transformative

All science is now data science.

Advances in instrumentation, sensors, data analysis techniques and tools, computing power and storage capacity, and digitization are among the factors producing quantities of information unimaginable two decades ago. These new tools and the treasure chests of data they are unlocking or capturing for the first time are enabling innovative research.

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Some of Our Member Organizations

National Science Collections Alliance
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Organization of Biological Field Stations
The Paleontological Society Logo
Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Logo

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