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Bullet announcements, bioscience, diversity · Nov 01, 2023

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

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