NIH's Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) has issued a program announcement for the Development of Animal Models and Related Biological Materials for Research. This...


NIH's National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has issued a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for the second year of its Maximizing Investigators' Research...


 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...


With the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 omnibus bill  signed into law and in effect, Congress now shifts its attention to the budget for FY 2017, which...


Following the much appreciated budget increases for scientific agencies in December, science and health advocates alike were ecstatic at the mention of a "cancer moonshot"...


For an American biologist, submitting a grant application to the NIH may feel like buying a lottery ticket for Powerball. Or perhaps it’s more like...


In response to concerns that have been raised about reproducibility in biomedical research, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) invited experts, delegates from its...


NIH's National Cancer Institute (NCI) has issued a request for applications (RFA) for a new program that will bridge predoctoral and postdoctoral training. Its aim "is...


An article in the most recent issue of Science highlights a growing concern about the continued support of the biological databases on which our community depends. Indeed,...


On December 16, 2015, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released an agency-wide strategic plan. This document does not replace the strategic planning process of...