Science Policy Roundup: January 31, 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 highlight in the science policy world this week was President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Obama hit on many topics including the importance of scientific research for the well-being of Americans. In addition, the ASBMB covered the event with a live tweet session and a State of the Union Science game.

“A Supporting Role for Science in Obama’s State of the Union Address” – ScienceInsider

“Science in the State of the Union” – The Scientist

“Scientific research in the State of the Union address” – Policy Blotter

“A recap of the #SOTUScience game” – Policy Blotter

The ASBMB spring Hill Day is coming soon! Apply before the Feb. 14 deadline for your chance to advocate in Washington D.C.

“Apply for ASBMB’s 2014 Spring Hill Day” – Policy Blotter

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