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ASPET NewsBrief — December 7, 2016

What is Pharmacology? video, late-breaking abstract submission for EB2017, important membership updates, and more.

ASPET Seeking AAAS Community Engagement Fellow

ASPET is seeking an excellent candidate for a year-long fellowship to develop and implement a new online community strategy that aligns with ASPET’s strategic planning priorities.

ASPET Participates in #GivingTuesday

ASPET is once again taking part in #GivingTuesday, a globally recognized day dedicated to generosity and to giving back.  Your participation will help increase ASPET’s impact in 2017.  Join the movement and support ASPET.

From The Magic School Bus to Benchside

An interview with Dillion Hutson, a senior undergraduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Sarah Lindsey at the Department of Pharmacology, Tulane University about his ASPET 2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF).

BIG IDEAS Update: New Programs Funded Through PIIPS

The  Pharmacology Industry Internships for PhD Students (PIIPS) program is a unique funding opportunity to establish institutional programs that provide graduate students with experience in industry.

ASPET Members in the News: Donald P. McDonnell Elected to the NAM

Donald P. McDonnell, PhD from Duke University School of Medicine has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

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Science Policy News

House GOP Introduces CR to Prevent Government Shutdown

House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers has introduced short-term CR (H.R. 2028) to prevent a government shutdown and continue funding for federal programs and services until April 28, 2017.

U.S. House of Representatives Approves 21st Century Cures; Bill Heads to Senate

The House on November 30 approved the 21st Century Cures Act , 392-26, amended by a Manager’s Amendment submitted by House Energy and Commerce Chair Fred Upton (R-Mich.).

DelBene Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging $2 Billion Boost for NIH

More than 160 House members signed the bipartisan letter urging congressional leaders to prioritize biomedical research by increasing funding for NIH. 

ASPET Leads Advocacy Efforts in Urging Congress to Pass Omnibus Spending Bill in Lame Duck Session

ASPET President David Sibley sent a letter this week on behalf of ASPET membership thanking Congress for their efforts.

ASPET Joins Research Community in Letter to Congress Urging Support for NIH Funding

ASPET joined the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research in a letter urging House and Senate leaders to include at least $34.1 billion for the National Institutes of Health.

NIH Issues Guidance Regarding NRSA Stipend Adjustments and Availability of One-time Supplements

Today NIH issued a notice regarding the adjustment to stipend levels for postdoctoral trainees and fellows supported by Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards.

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