policy-roundup

Science policy news weekly roundup: May 28, 2015

The roundup is formatted with the title of the story, followed by the news source in parentheses and a brief summary. If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to smartin@asbmb.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. STEM crisis or STEM surplus? Yes and yes (Bureau of Labor Statistics) STEM workforce issues are…

Science policy news weekly roundup: May 22, 2015

The roundup is formatted with the title of the story, followed by the news source in parentheses and a brief summary. If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to smartin@asbmb.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. Why the world needs more scientists (vox) – NIH Director Francis Collins explains the need for…

Science Policy Fellow Introduction

Greetings ASBMB Policy Blotter, My name is Sarah K. Martin and I am your new ASBMB science policy fellow. I will be joining you here on the Blotter to help keep you up to date with the activities of the ASBMB public affairs team. I received my Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry working with…

ASBMB members gather on the steps of the U.S. Capitol as they advocate on behalf of science

Apply for the ASBMB Student/Postdoc Capitol Hill Day

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s Student/Postdoc Hill Day is now accepting applications! Every year, the ASBMB brings together young researchers from across the country to meet with their Congressional leaders in Washington, D.C. This fully funded opportunity gives participants the chance to help promote scientific research by directly interacting with government officials. The deadline…