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ASPET Chooses Winners of Travel and Best Presentation Awards Survey

ASPET has chosen the winners of our travel and best presentation awards survey drawing for four $50 Amazon gift cards. Congratulations to Andrew Haak from Mayo Clinic, Danielle Tomasello from SUNY at Buffalo, Charles Umbaugh from Purdue University, and Brittany Winner from Michigan State University.

June 2016 Issue of The Pharmacologist

Check out the June 2016 issue of The Pharmacologist.

2017 Award Nominations Now Open

ASPET is dedicated to recognizing the best research in, contributions to, and accomplishments in pharmacology.  Nominate a deserving scientist.

Rochelle Long Named Director of NIGMS Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry

Long is a pharmacologist who has played leading roles in fostering research in pharmacogenomics through national and international collaborations.  

Council Approves New BIG IDEAS Project

The ASPET council has approved the funding of a BIG IDEAS II Initiative proposal entitled Surmounting the Insurmountable – Obstacles in Drug Discovery and Development: Real-World Case Studies.

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ASPET Coalition Partner, FASEB Gives Input on Needs and Opportunities in Team Science

On June 10, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology responded to a National Institute of General Medical Sciences request for information on the benefits and challenges associated with "team science" and team-based research.

House Science Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Reauthorization of Small Business Programs

A June 16 hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology raised concerns about the reauthorization of Small Business Innovation Research and the Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

ASPET Joins Biomedical Research Community in Applauding Proposed Increase in NIH Budget

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology applauds a proposed $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health.

NIH Issues Notice on Chimpanzee Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) May 26 released a notice limiting the permissible types of research involving chimpanzees. 

NIH Office of Research Infrastructure Programs Releases Strategic Plan

ORIP’s mission is to support trans-NIH research infrastructure and resource programs and to coordinate NIH’s science education efforts.

Department of Labor Releases Final Overtime Rule

The roll-out of the new Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA or the Overtime Rule) has begun with a press release from the White House.

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