In the latest episode of science policy podcast “Pipettes and Politics,” the ASBMB public affairs staff discusses the recently passed bipartisan budget deal and its potential effects on the science community.
Science policy analyst André Porter examines the new policy guidelines from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation regarding sexual harassment in the lab and at meetings. Porter also discusses the release of the National Science Board’s policy companion statement to its 2018 Science and Engineering Indicators, underscoring the importance of developing a strong national STEM workforce.
ASBMB Today science writer John Arnst joins the podcast to talk about his feature article for the February edition of the magazine. Arnst details work funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and describes how basic scientists can be involved in investigating and mitigating health disparities.
The podcast closes with a reminder to apply for 2018 ASBMB Capitol Hill Day.
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