AIBS has endorsed a petition expressing support for scientific research stations and their educational programming that have been adversely impacted by financial concerns as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
A group of more than 90 scientific and medical stakeholder organizations, including AIBS, have called on President Joe Biden to withdraw a January 13, 2021 proposed rule on extramural research involving human fetal tissue (HFT).
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) joined 45 scientific, academic, and medical stakeholder groups in expressing support for legislation aimed at scaling up efforts to track and respond to coronavirus variants in the United States.
On January 27, 2021, the Biden Administration issued a memorandum ordering a government-wide review of the effectiveness of existing scientific integrity policies.
Soon after taking office on January 20, 2021, President Joe Biden signed a myriad of Executive Orders pertaining to the ongoing pandemic, the climate crisis, and other science-related issues.
Details about who will serve on key congressional committees with jurisdiction over scientific research and education are emerging.
On January 14, 2021, President Trump issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum offering guidance to federal agencies, universities, and researchers on how to protect the U.S. research enterprise from foreign interference while still allowing for open and collaborative international science.
The Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) has called on congressional leadership to include $3 billion in emergency relief for the NSF while providing relief to all federal science agencies.
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is pleased to support the nomination of Dr. Eric Lander—a geneticist, molecular biologist, and mathematician—as Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and presidential science advisor.