Dear President-elect Trump, It's me again. I wrote you last week to say why you should make science a cornerstone of your administration. Don’t feel...


Given the outcome of the US presidential election, some of our members have asked us if they should fear an erosion of federal support for...


Model Organism Databases (MODs) and the Gene Ontology Consortium play a crucial “behind-the-scenes” role in the work of model organism geneticists and many other biomedical...


Update: This letter of support has been presented to Dr. Francis Collins and is no longer accepting signatures. Thank you for your interest. Continue to...


I have always been passionate about science and outreach is something I think I’m good at. So when I received an email from GSA saying...


A couple of weeks ago I presented a poster at an unusual event, entitled "Wasteful" Research? Looking Beyond the Abstract which was sponsored by the...


Last night, a milieu of scientists, Congressional staffers, members of Congress, and representatives from the National Science Foundation (NSF) filled the banquet room of the Rayburn...


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...


In 2014, Bruce Alberts, Marc Kirschner, Shirley Tilghman, and Harold Varmus published an article in PNAS detailing the pitfalls and challenges of the structure of...


 FY 2017 Budget Process Underway President Obama submitted his budget request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to congress at the beginning of the month, proposing funding...