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ASBMB president, Suzanne Pfeffer, urges congress to support a budget of at least $32 billion for NIH ?>

ASBMB president, Suzanne Pfeffer, urges congress to support a budget of at least $32 billion for NIH

On March 29, ASBMB president, Suzanne Pfeffer, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations subcommittee on labor, health and human services, education and related agencies. Twenty witnesses representing various research, health and education organizations testified in the public hearing before the subcommittee members. Dr. Pfeffer’s testimony highlighted the many contributions basic research has made to improve the health and well-being of our nation. She explained how research on cholesterol has led to the development of new drugs to fight…

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ASBMB Visits Capitol Hill

On March 15, ASBMB held its annual Student Hill Day, with 16 student and post-doctoral researchers joining with the ASBMB Public Affairs Advisory Committee to advocate on behalf of science.  Participants visited over 60 Capitol Hill offices on both sides of the aisle to extol the need for continued investment in scientific research.  Look for a full report on the day’s events in the April edition of ASBMB Today.  Be sure to also check out the ASBMB Facebook page to…

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