The OMB has issued updated guidelines regarding travel rules for federal employees. Generally positive, the updated guidelines specifically note the importance of science and technology conferences to federal agency missions.
The first in a series of roundtable discussions addressing new requirements for researchers submitting grant applications kicked off late last month with Teratology Society representatives taking an active part.
NIH will accept responses through October 13, 2014. FASEB is working with the Animals in Research and Education Subcommittee and the Clinical and Translational Research Subcommittee to develop a letter to be sent to NIH on balancing sex in research.