The Coalition for the Life Sciences (CLS) would like to thank Congress for its commitment to the federally funded life science enterprise.

National Institutes of Health

The CLS is pleased to see that Congress supported a $2...


It turns out, they like us, or so they say. Biomedical researchers should take note that for the second year in a row, U.S. Senate appropriators have declared funding the National Institutes of Health a...

Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus 2015 Briefing Series

February 27

NIH 101
Keith Yamamoto, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
Rayburn Room B-369

March 18

Precision Medicine
Harold Varmus, MD, National Cancer Institute
Rayburn Room B-338

April 15

How We Protect US Citizens from Contagious Diseases in the Age of Globalization
Peter Hotez, MD, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
Cannon Room 121

April 29

Rising from the Dirt: A New Antibiotic Breakthrough
Kim Lewis, Ph.D., Northeastern University
Rayburn Room 2168 (Gold Room)

May 13

How to Grow a Limb
Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, Ph.D., Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Rayburn Room 2168 (Gold Room)

June 10

Personalized Cancer Prevention and Care
Tom Sellers, Ph.D., H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Rayburn Room 2168 (Gold Room)

July 15

How We Prevent Devastating Inherited Diseases and Cancer
Titia de Lange, Ph.D., Rockefeller University
Rayburn Room 2168 (Gold Room)

July 29

Can Cells Return from the Brink of Death?
Denise Montell, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Rayburn Room 2168 (Gold Room)

Sept. 16

The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks
David Pellman, Ph.D., Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Rayburn Room 2168 (Gold Room)



* All briefings take place at noon eastern time.