ASBMB survey

Here’s an easy way to make your voice heard about issues important to postdocs and students: ASBMB is running a survey for grad students and postdocs about what resources are important to us. FOR will also receive anonymous data from respondents who indicate...

Join FOR in making your voice heard at the NIH

There are just a few more days left to submit comments to the NIH’s latest Request for Information (RFI) entitled “Optimizing Funding Policies and Other Strategies to Improve the Impact and Sustainability of Biomedical Research.” This is a tremendous opportunity for...

Shirts for scientific riffraff

“Biomedical research is a huge enterprise now; it attracts riff-raff who never would have survived as scientists in the 1960s and 1970s. There is no doubt that highly capable scientists currently participate in the grant-review process. Likewise, unfortunately,...

Future of Research Boston planning meeting tomorrow

A reminder that our next FOR meeting will be this Thursday (April 30th) at 6pm at Tufts Medical in downtown Boston. The exact room is Jaharas 508, at 150 Harrison Avenue. Below is the agenda. Of note, we will be looking for volunteers to help with various FOR related...