FASEB Washington Update - Oct. 2021

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop


With the passage of a continuing resolution until December 3, Congress now turns its attention to the debt ceiling, FY 2022 appropriations, and a balance between openness and security in the U.S. research enterprise. Read more




In response to an RFI from NIH on reporting requirements for departures from the "Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals," FASEB details how the requirements undermine the role of IACUCs and do not enhance animal welfare. Read more




The FASEB Journal features a perspective article on the importance of team science and shared research resources in advancing scientific progress and research efficiency. Read more




NIH announces childcare cost support for full-time predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees funded through NRSA Institutional Training Grant is anticipated to begin in FY 2022. Read more




NIH Center for Scientific Review receives updates on ongoing efforts to strengthen the peer review process and summary outcomes from a year of virtual study section meetings. Read more




FASEB honors the unique contributions of people with disabilities to the American workforce and economy during National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Read more




NASEM workshop on promotion, tenure, and advancement explores leadership and culture; recruitment, retention, and support; and advancement of tenure and nontenure track faculty.Read more