Science policy news weekly update: December 23, 2016

  The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org. What’s new in Blotter news? The ASBMB’s policy fellow, Andrew Stothert, gives an overview of the ongoing U.S. Patent and Trademark Office hearing regarding patent ownership of the CRISPR/Cas9…

Science policy news weekly update: December 16, 2016

  The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org. What’s new in Blotter news? The ASBMB’s policy analyst, Andre Porter, gives a summary of President-elect Donald Trump’s choices for his Cabinet. President-elect Trump’s Cabinet picks The ASBMB’s policy…

Science policy news weekly update: December 9, 2016

  The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org. What’s new in Blotter news? The ASBMB’s director of public affairs, Ben Corb, provides a statement on behalf of the ASBMB regarding the passing of the 21st Century Cures…

Science policy news weekly update: December 2, 2016

The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org. What’s new in Blotter news? Last month the National Institutes of Health released a request for information on the inclusion of preprints and interim research products in grant proposals and…

Science policy news weekly update: November 18, 2016

The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org. What’s new in Blotter news? The ASBMB’s director of public affairs, Ben Corb, provides an update on President-elect Donald Trump’s transition to the White House, including potential Cabinet members and…

Science policy news weekly roundup: November 11, 2016

The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org. What’s new in Blotter news? The ASBMB’s Director of Public Affairs, Ben Corb, gives a quick analysis of the 2016 election results. Election 2016 – A quick analysis   The 45th…

Science policy news weekly roundup: November 4, 2016

  The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org. What’s new in Blotter news? ASBMB’s policy analyst, André Porter, discusses how essential international collaborations and immigrants are if the United States wants to continue to lead the world…

Science policy news weekly roundup: October 28, 2016

  The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org.   The hyper-partisan state of our current political environment extends to the once congenial House Science Committee, leaving many in the science community worried. Recently, there have been disagreements…

Science policy news weekly roundup: October 21, 2016

  The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org.   The $1.1 billion Congress recently approved for fighting the Zika virus was much needed, albeit overdue. The Zika funding crisis exposed weakness in our government’s ability to rapidly…

Science policy news weekly roundup: October 14, 2016

  The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org.   Regardless of November election outcomes, Congress and the new administration face many health-care policy issues that will require bipartisan support and collaboration. Despite the necessity of bipartisan agreement…