The Society was one of several professional societies and nongovernmental organizations to sign a letter to the Chairmen of the the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees urging them to pass legislation that more adequately addresses the needs of the National Institutes of Health.
In the October 23 blog titled “Rock Talk,” Deputy Director for Extramural Research Sally Rockey makes some clarifying remarks about National Institutes of Health (NIH)–supported postdoctoral activities when they are performing their official duties.
Please submit your nomination of one or more Members of the Congress to receive the 2013 Congressional Science Leadership Award. Please send your nomination to Martha Lindauer by the close of business on November 16, 2012.
A draft bipartisan discussion draft of legislation to set standards on tracking drugs through the supply chain is now circulating so that the two Congressional committees in the House and Senate can gain input on an array of policy options before formally introducing any bills.
SOT invites you to attend a Congressional Lunch, "FutureTox: Consideration of 21st Century Toxicology and Risk Assessment Practices in Legislation and Regulation," to be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2168, Washington, DC, 12:00 noon–1:30 pm. Please R