The White House wants feedback from “All Microbiome-Science Champions” – give it – give it now

The White House OSTP is looking for input on microbiome work – plans, funding, resources, databases, fellowships, hires, and more.  They are collecting this information, I assume, to help guide their new microbiome related initiative(s).  I hope many many people comment including lots of people thinking about the Built Environment and its connection to microbiomes. …

The White House wants input on the future of microbiome research (by June 15)

Well this is very promising. The Science and Technology Policy Office of the White House has posted a Request for Information on “Microbiome Research”. Summary: Advanced sequencing technologies have illuminated vast networks of microorganisms that drive essential functions in all environments on Earth. The study of these communities of microorganisms, or microbiomes, is nascent, and …

“Strategy for American Innovation” – feedback being requested – drown them in microbe-themed emails

Well, it looks like the White House is requesting feedback on funding priorities relating to Science and Technology topics.  See  Federal Register | Strategy for American Innovation.  In the summary they write: The Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Economic Council request public comments to provide input into an upcoming update of …

A potentially useful resource in “Building Science”: White House Open Data Initiatives

  There is a new blog post from the Department of Energy pointing to a resource that may be of use: White House Highlights Two Energy-Slashing, Open Data Initiatives | Department of Energy. This post highlights two steps featured in the “Energy Datapalooza” activity going on now: KEY BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES OFFICE STEPS INCLUDE: – Anonymized building …