By ASAS Public Policy Committee
Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by fellow Georgian and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Clarence Thomas, on April 25, 2017. Perdue was confirmed as Secretary by the U.S. Senate following a vote of 87-to-11. Read more
Numerous March for Science and Earth Day events took place nationwide on April 22.
Even if you missed it, opportunities exist throughout the year to share and promote animal science and the importance of agricultural research funding with policy makers and others. Share your stories of animal science advocacy with email@example.com!
ASAS has chosen six Science Policy interns for summer 2017. Over the next several weeks, we will be introducing them to you. Please meet Rachael Buzanowski, who will be interning in the Washington D.C. office of Senator Steve Daines.
You have the opportunity to comment on the FDA’s draft guidance on the “Regulation of Intentionally Altered Genomic DNA in Animals.” Please take the time to do so! Comments will be accepted through April 19, 2017 at the following link: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=FDA-2008-D-0394-0279 Read more