Senate Bill Proposed to Help Young Scientists Struggling in Weak Funding Environment | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – US Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D – Wis.) plans to introduce legislation aimed at helping provide opportunities for young scientific investigators amid a long-term trend of flagging federal research funding and the sequestration cuts

Baldwin said this week that her Next Generation Research Act would launch an initiative at the National Institutes of Health that would focus some resources on helping young investigators who are looking to launch their careers in an uncertain funding environment.

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