As Congress seeks to finalize fiscal year 2021 (FY21) appropriations legislation, we urge Congress to negotiate and pass the FY21 Commerce-Justice-Science appropriations bill and make a significant funding increase for NSF a high priority.
AIBS is deeply concerned by this proposal to impose complicated new visa restrictions on international students and urge that the proposed rule be withdrawn in its entirety.
Forty-three scientific societies, including the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), have written to the National Science Foundation (NSF) to highlight the important role scientific associations have played during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The undersigned scientific societies strongly urge the Administration to rescind its elimination of federal employee training programs related to diversity, equity and inclusion as specified in the Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies issued September 4th, 2020 and the September 22nd Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.
As representatives of hundreds of thousands of scientists across the country, we write to urge you to adhere to stringent scientific and medical standards as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prepares to assess the safety and efficacy of vaccine candidates that are currently in phase III clinical trials.
As leaders of the nation's scientific societies, we stand ready to work with the National Science Foundation to address and surmount the challenges that COVID-19 poses to the research enterprise. We urge your continued support for the valuable programming we provide and encourage you to foster a culture of innovation in order to meet the short- and long-term needs of the scientific community
At this time of great challenges for our nation, we write to thank you for your leadership in confronting inequities in the U.S. scientific enterprise that have prevented full participation of racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in STEM.
On behalf of the scientific, medical, and patient communities dedicated to advancing human health, we write to express ongoing concerns about the NIH Human Fetal Tissue Ethics Advisory Board and its final report that would block funding for all but one research proposal seeking to use human fetal tissue.
On behalf of the scientific, medical, and patient communities dedicated to advancing human health, we write to express our collective, strong support for the continued use of human fetal tissue in life-saving biomedical research.
The undersigned organizations write with urgency to strongly recommend that the administration immediately reverse its decision to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the collection and analysis of COVID-19 patient data.