federal budget Cycle Repeat? Nature News writes that some researchers are concerned that an infusion of funding for the National Institutes of Health could lead to another "boom and bust" cycle. Boosts Requested President Joe Biden is seeking an increase in federal spending, including higher budgets for the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NCI Director Sharpless Outlines Ideas to Aggressively Lower Cancer Deaths At the AACR Annual Meeting, Sharpless said NCI should focus on improving early screening, access to trials, and development of advanced drugs to realize President Biden's goal of eradicating cancer. Starting With Bit of a Raise Science reports that a draft spending bill would increase the US National Institutes of Health budget by 13 percent. President Trump Calls for 8 Percent Cut to NIH Budget The president's latest budget request marks the fourth time he has sought to reduce funding to the National Institutes of Health. Jun 26, 2018 Senate Subcommittee Proposes 5.4 Percent Boost to 2019 NIH Budget Feb 12, 2018 White House Proposes 27 Percent Cut in NIH Funding in FY 2019, Then Suggests $9.2B Infusion Apr 20, 2016 Vice President Biden Closes AACR Meeting With Discussion of Cooperation, Incentives in Research Dec 16, 2015 Congress Reaches Agreement on Budget to Boost NIH Funding by $2B Oct 7, 2015 Francis Collins Warns Of 'Devastating' Effect of Budget Crisis on NIH-Funded Research Feb 2, 2015 President Obama Calls for $1B Increase in NIH Funding in 2016 Budget Dec 10, 2014 Congress Proposes $30.3B in 2015 Funding for NIH Nov 12, 2014 House Members Urge Restoration of NIH Funding to Pre-Sequestration Levels Oct 18, 2013 NIH, Government Back at Work, but Deal Creates New Budget Deadline Sep 30, 2013 NIH, HHS Prepare as Government Shutdown Looms Apr 11, 2013 Obama's Budget Proposal Includes NIH Funding Bump, Supports Long-term Plan at NHGRI Apr 9, 2013 Frustrated with Federal Funding Cuts, Researchers Rally in DC Mar 25, 2013 Canada's Budget Seeks C$165M for Genome Canada Mar 22, 2013 Congress Passes 2013 Budget with Small Uptick in NIH Funding, But Sequester Cut Remains Mar 18, 2013 Senate to Tackle Federal Funding; Possible Modest Increases at NIH, NSF Mar 6, 2013 Congress Passes Pandemic Act, Extending Funding for Project Bioshield and BARDA Feb 8, 2013 Sequester Clock Ticks as Uncertainty Grows for Biomedical Research Funding Sep 17, 2012 OMB Sees NIH Sequester Cuts Deeper than Expected Jun 20, 2012 Senate's NIH Budget Aims for Flat Funding for NHGRI, Boost for NCATS Apr 23, 2012 Senate Committee Passes Funding Increases for NSF, NIST Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.