During asm2015 in New Orleans, the Public and Scientific Affairs Board (PSAB) sponsored the Federal Funding Opportunities Breakfast, which allowed attendees to learn about funding opportunities available to microbiologists from several federal agencies that support biomedical, environmental and life sciences research.
The June issue of the e-Public Policy Update has been published by the Office of Public Affairs.
The June issue of the Minority Microbiology Mentor has been published by the Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has requested that we send a statement to ASM members regarding the recent inadvertent shipment of anthrax to laboratories.
The May issue of the Clinical Microbiology Issues Update has been published by the Office of Public Affairs.
The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is seeking feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, and other stakeholder groups on both the overarching questions that unite all Microbiome Research.
The Committee on the Status of Women in Microbiology (CSWM) published the Spring issue of their newsletter the CSWM Communicator.
The US Government will hold a meeting for interested stakeholders to discuss implementation of the U.S. Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern on July 22.
The ASM sent comments on the 21st Centurey Cures Initiative to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
April 21, 2015 - Energy & Environment Provisions in the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2016
The ASM sent a letter to members of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology about provisions in the America Competes Reauthorization Act of 2016, H.R. 1806.