linkurl:Richard Marchase,; University of Alabama Birmingham cell biologist and linkurl:incoming president; of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), told __The Scientist__ that the advocacy group will strive to inject respect for science and the federal funding of research into the consciences of the McCain and linkurl:Obama; campaigns in the run up to the November Presidential election.
__Richard Marchase__
__Photo courtesy of FASEB__
Marchase took some time to discuss his hopes, goals, and concerns for the doubtlessly eventful next twelve months in FASEB's top spot with __The Scientist__.__The Scientist__ - Tell me about your goals leading up to the November presidential election as a science advocacy group, and how those will change after the election, regardless of who's elected.__Richard Marchase__ - Between now and November, our primary goal will be to approach both political parties and attempt to reestablish scientific funding and a respect for science as important...

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