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Bullet policy · Aug 16, 2021

Senate Begins Work on FY 2022 Appropriations

Before heading into their summer recess, the Senate Appropriations Committee advanced three fiscal year (FY) 2022 spending legislation, namely the bills for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; Energy and Water Development; and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies.
Bullet diversity, events · Aug 03, 2021

2021 AIBS Council Meeting

AIBS will convene the 2021 meeting of its Council of Member Societies and Organizations on November 4-5, 2021. This meeting will engage like-minded organizations committed to increasing diversity in the biological sciences in a two-day virtual conference.
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Bullet policy · Aug 02, 2021

House Science Panel Considers Innovation Bills

The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology recently advanced several bipartisan science and technology policy legislation, including a reauthorization bill for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Bullet policy · Aug 02, 2021

House Passes Several Appropriations Bills

On July 29, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an appropriations package or ‘minibus’ containing seven spending bills for fiscal year (FY) 2022, including the bills that fund the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of the Interior, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Energy and Agriculture Departments.
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.