We have heard an outpouring of anger and fear from our members since the President’s budget proposal was released on March 16th. As GSA President...


We are proud to support three new symposia organized by student and postdoctoral members of the GSA! Read more below about the recipients of the fall 2016 round...


Last week at The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins provided an overview of model organism support from his...


American titans of industry are approaching the business of medical philanthropy just as they do their day jobs: in a big way. It’s not unusual...


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a Dear Colleague Letter inviting those with current research support to request supplemental funding to enhance the training...


The White House National Science and Technology Council's Committee on STEM Education (CoSTEM) has developed a pair of portals to connect undergraduates and graduate students...


The National Science Foundation's Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) has put two funding programs on hiatus, pending an evaluation of the "long term resource needs and...


Smoke and MIRAs

April 8, 2016

This guest post from Sue Jinks-Robertson describes a personal experience with the NIGMS MIRA program. If you wish to share your perspective on MIRA or...