Statement from the ASBMB on its commitment to diversity and inclusion upon the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is committed to ensuring a diverse, inclusive and supportive environment in which scientists can make the important breakthroughs that will improve the health and quality of life of people across the world. During the 2016 presidential election, we heard harsh rhetoric  that caused great concern among those…

Clinton and Trump answer questions on science

  Since the presidential election in 2008, the nonpartisan nonprofit organization ScienceDebate.org and a coalition of 56 prominent scientific societies, including the ASBMB, has aimed to provide Americans with presidential candidates’ views on important issues related to science, engineering, technology, health and environment. In early 2016, sciencedebate.org and the coalition started a nationwide petition urging…