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Bullet announcements · Jan 15, 2023

BioScience's New Editor-in-Chief

The American Institute of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Charles Fenster as editor-in-chief of its flagship journal, BioScience, effective 1 January 2023, upon the expiry of previous editor-in-chief Scott L. Collins’s second three-year term.

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Bullet announcements, awards, diversity · 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, diversity · 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.