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Senate appropriations committee recognizes the importance of innovation in the U.S.

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Maryland, started the “Driving Innovation through Federal Investments” hearing saying that funding innovative research is of huge importance to the U.S. Supporting this statement, Mikulski pointed out that 138 pieces of written testimony, including one from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, were submitted prior to the hearing, demonstrating the…

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Science Policy Roundup: April 18, 2014

The world of science policy can be hard to keep up with, especially when a scientist is consumed at the bench. That’s where the Policy Blotter comes in! The Science Policy Roundup features the week’s science policy news. The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology held its annual Spring Hill Day on April 1…

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Deadline for the ASBMB science policy fellowship is near!

Deadline is tomorrow, April 11, for the ASBMB 2014-15 Science Policy Fellowship. Be sure to submit your application! Do you want to transition from a career in academia to one that utilizes your critical thinking skills and places you in a whole new arena? Are you interested in the intersection between science and public policy?…

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Science Policy Roundup: March 7, 2014

The world of science policy can be hard to keep up with, especially when a scientist is consumed at the bench. That’s where the Policy Blotter comes in! The Science Policy Roundup features the week’s science policy news. After a few quiet weeks, things are starting to pick up again on the Hill. This week…