By Sharifu Tusuubira  In the Paths to Science Policy series, we talk to individuals who have a passion for science policy and are active in...


Bioinformatics—a scientific discipline that aims to curate, analyze, and distribute biological data—is facing a crisis: a deluge of data is overwhelming laboratories and existing infrastructure. ...


It’s no secret that the unique situation we are experiencing as the result of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) outbreak is deeply affecting the lives of millions...


Our safety and prosperity are more dependent than ever on scientific breakthroughs. Medical advances like vaccines, rapid diagnostics, and new drugs all require a robust...


Guest post by Giovanna Collu. Are you planning a visit to Capitol Hill to advocate for science? We asked Giovanna Collu, former Co-Chair of the...


Guest authors Sanjai Patel and Andreas Prokop explain why school biology lessons are important places to advocate fundamental biomedical research, and they present strategies developed...


Model organism researchers face shared challenges in communicating the value of their work. How do you get policymakers to fund research on a microscopic organism...


AAAS Science, Technology and Policy fellow Maryam Zaringhalam started community engagement activities during her PhD that helped her transition into a career in science policy...


Guest post by the GSA Early Career Scientist Policy Subcommittee Scientific progress is at risk from proposed changes to the US tax code. These changes,...


On a spring day in 2006, I woke up from surgery to learn that I had an aggressive type of breast cancer that would require...