As Congress proceeds with conference negotiations on legislation to advance U.S. scientific competitiveness, a group of scientific and academic organizations, including AIBS, have written to lawmakers urging removal of problematic provisions that focus on gain of function research.
The Coalition for National Science Funding has called on House and Senate Appropriators to provide at least $11 billion for NSF in fiscal year 2023.
AIBS has joined a group of academic institutions and scientific societies in urging lawmakers to boost funding for the Environmental Protection Agency's Science and Technology account in fiscal year 2023.
AIBS has joined the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Coalition in urging lawmakers to provide $700 million for AFRI in fiscal year 2023.
AIBS has signed on to a multi-stakeholder letter to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology expressing support for the Scientific Integrity Act and urging its passage.
A group of scientific and academic organizations, including AIBS, has written to lawmakers expressing support for the immigration provision in the America COMPETES Act that exempts STEM graduates with advanced degrees from green card caps.
An international coalition of 26 scientific societies and organizations and 122 scientific researchers and professionals, led by AIBS, is calling for continued open access to digital sequence information on genetic resources.
AIBS has joined a coalition of scientific societies and organizations in condemning the invasion of Ukraine and urging policymakers to take quick action to support Ukrainian scientists.
Read AIBS' testimony to the House Appropriations Committee regarding fiscal year 2023 funding for biological research programs within the Smithsonian Institution, the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Environmental Protection Agency.
AIBS joined 50 other organizations and institutions in urging lawmakers to increase investments in research programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.