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The fish replied: "I have a lot to say, but my mouth is full of water." - Armenian proverb

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

Bullet events, policy · May 28, 2024

Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits

The Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits event enables scientists to meet with their federal or state elected officials in their home state and allows policymakers to learn first-hand about the science and research facilities in their district.
Bullet events, workshops · Feb 22, 2024

Writing for Impact and Influence

AIBS is offering this professional development program designed to help scientists, including graduate students, hone their written communication skills to increase the impact and influence of their message.
Bullet events, workshops · Dec 05, 2023

AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists

AIBS offers this workshop to help the science community learn how to engage and inform decision-makers and have the opportunity to become effective and engaged communicators.
Bullet events, policy · Dec 05, 2023

AIBS Congressional Visits Day

Join the American Institute of Biological Sciences on April 15-17, 2024 for our annual Congressional Visits Day in Washington, DC.

Bullet diversity, events · Oct 03, 2023

2023 AIBS Council Meeting - Expanding the IDEA

AIBS will be convening the annual meeting of the AIBS Council of Member Societies and Organizations on November 30, 2023. The focus of this year’s meeting will be "Expanding the IDEA".
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Bullet diversity, events · Jul 20, 2022

2022 AIBS Council Meeting - IDEA Conference 2.0

AIBS will be convening a series of mini-sessions that will culminate with the annual meeting of the AIBS Council of Member Societies and Organizations. The 3 mini-sessions will focus on society commitment to DEI and will explore internal structure, external communication and assessment.

Bullet events, workshops · Mar 01, 2022

Enabling Interdisciplinary and Team Science

This intensive, two-day, interactive professional development course is designed by scientists and experts on collaboration and teamwork to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to become productive and effective members of scientific teams.