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Explore the most recent news about AIBS's initiatives, programs, resources, and events.

Bullet announcements, awards · Jul 30, 2021

AIBS Receives NSF LEAPS Award to Support Diversity Conference

AIBS has received an award from NSF under its LEAPS program to support the development of a diversity conference that will engage and create a collaborative network of majority- and minority-serving biological scientific societies to foster cultural change.
Bullet announcements · Feb 16, 2021

AIBS Announces Diversity Plan

AIBS has announced a 12-month action plan focused on three of our core activities, as part of our commitment to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the biological sciences.
Bullet announcements · Jun 08, 2020

AIBS Responding to COVID-19 Crisis

During the COVID-19 crisis, AIBS has continued to support our clients, partners, and members in our collective efforts to promote informed decision-making that advances science for the benefit of society. We continue to work to help the biological sciences community respond the effects of disruptions arising from COVID-19, and to prepare for continued impact and effectiveness as we all prepare for new models of operation.

Bullet announcements · May 11, 2020

New Resource for Spotting COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories

The COVID-19 pandemic provides fertile ground for the emergence and spread of new conspiracy theories, often with significant negative implications for public health and well-being. A new resource has been developed by experts in communications and the spread of misinformation to help people spot and respond to conspiracy theories.

Bullet announcements · Feb 21, 2020

AIBS Member Donates $13,000 to Support Graduate Student Leadership

An American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) member has anonymously donated $13,000 to help endow the AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award program. The award recognizes graduate students who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential at the intersection of biology and science policy.