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The ASM signed onto a letter to Congress urging completion the FY 2017 appropriations process with robust investments in scientific research.

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is deeply concerned that the Administration’s proposal to cut funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by $5.8 billion, nearly a 20% reduction below the current level of funding.

Published in Press Releases

The ASM submitted funding recommendations for the National Institutes of Health for FY 2018 to Congress. 

The ASM submitted funding recommendations for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for FY 2018 to Congress. 

Thursday, 09 February 2017 12:59

Coalition Letter Supporting Biomedical Research

The ASM signed onto a letter to President Trump and Congressional leadership, urging the completion of an FY 2017 spending package that includes $34.1 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The letter was signed by 260 patient, medical, scientific, academic, and research organizations.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 15:09

ASM Advocacy

New Administration and Congressional policies relevant to science and technology will have a significant effect on science.  The ASM has developed tips for staying active in advocating for science. 

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