The ASBMB’s science policy podcast, “Pipettes and Politics, has released its fourth episode.
Prior to discussing the three-day government shutdown, the ASBMB public affairs staff discuss the National Institute of Health’s decision to delay implementation of new human research subject policies; the current status of the NIH’s Next Generation Researchers Initiative; and the restructuring of the Department of Energy. Lastly, the episode covers the events leading to the federal government shutdown, the detrimental effects of shutdown to the research enterprise, and whether another shutdown is on the horizon.
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