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Policy & Advocacy Services

We promote the use of biological research and knowledge in U.S. public policy.

The United States Capitol in Washington D.C. Credit: Michele Orallo

The United States Capitol in Washington D.C. Credit: Michele Orallo

What We Do

The Public Policy Office advocates for public policy that serves the needs of researchers, educators, and other biological science professionals.

We help members of the scientific community be effective advocates for their work and to better influence the public debates that impact our profession.

Read about our recent accomplishments.

Stay Informed

AIBS offers several ways for you to stay up to date on the latest developments in science policy:

Become a Science Advocate

Your voice is needed! Engage with your elected officials through one of our programs:

Issues We Address

We work to ensure that policymakers understand the importance of investing in the biological sciences. The issues we address include:

Read our latest position statements.

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The U.S. Capitol Grounds in Washington, DC on a Spring Snow Day. Credit: Caleb Fisher

Who We Are

Our public policy staff are based in Washington, DC.

The Public Policy Review Committee advises our work and is made up of representatives of AIBS societies and organizations.

Our contributors support the work of the Public Policy Office. Support us today!

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Additional Resources

For important fact sheets and details on the budgeting process, see our additional resources.