Comment letters

The ASBMB engages in direct correspondence with members of Congress, federal agencies and various other entities. The society also signs on to letters circulated by various coalitions, scientific societies and other institutions when they represent the ASBMB's interests.

ASBMB letters

Coalition letters

Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research

  • Jan. 24, 2011

  • Nov. 1, 2010

Coalition for Health Funding

  • March 24, 2011
  • Oct. 29, 2010

Coalition for National Science Funding

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education Coalition

NDD United

Other sign-on letters

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