For more than 20 years, ABRF has been a member of FASEB, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, which is comprised of 30 professional organizations representing over 130,000 life sciences professionals around the world.  As a respected voice for the research community, FASEB provides ABRF with science policy and advocacy expertise and representation.


  • Helping to educate scientists about how to get their messages out to let the world know about the importance of science.
  • Keeping ABRF members informed about emerging policy and legislative issues while there is still time to debate changes.
  • Helping to educate legislative representatives about the importance of science and maintaining scientific funding at a sustainable level.
  • Maintaining an open dialogue with leaders in the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF) and other federal funding agencies regarding funding and other issues that are important to scientists.
  • Advocating for well-written scientific policy and strong funding of science, including U.S. instrumentation grants.
  • Providing informed opinions when asked by the NIH and NSF with regard to changes in funding formulas and other issues.
  • Offering access to unique and valuable FASEB publications, including the FASEB Journal, FASEB BioAdvances, and the FASEB Washington Update