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

Bullet policy, statements · Oct 12, 2023

AIBS Joins Letter Supporting Microbiome Interagency Working Group

AIBS has signed on to a stakeholder letter in support of including language on the Microbiome Interagency Working Group in the final Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies appropriations bill for fiscal year 2024.
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".
Bullet awards, diversity · Oct 03, 2023

Nominate for the IDEAL Leadership Award

Nominate for the AIBS Inspiring Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, Acceptance, and Learning (IDEAL) Leadership Award. The award recognizes commendable leadership in advancing inclusion, diversity, equity, acceptance, accessibility, and learning in the biological sciences community.
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Bullet policy · Sep 25, 2023

Latest Public Policy Report

The latest Public Policy Report has been released. Agencies brace for potential shutdown, President Biden launches American Climate Corps, and other news.
Bullet action-alerts, policy · Sep 18, 2023

Urge Congress to Avoid a Government Shutdown

Write to your members of Congress urging them to pass a continuing resolution before the end of the fiscal year and complete work on fiscal year 2024 appropriations in an expedient and bipartisan manner.
Bullet announcements, bioscience, diversity · Sep 15, 2023

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at AIBS & Goucher College

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting the excellence, achievements and contributions of the hispanic community to the scientific enterprise.