The NHGRI is reducing the funding of FlyBase by 20-25% (normalized to 30-35%).
These cuts will make it difficult to deliver high quality, essential curation and tools.
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Funding Opportunity for Outreach Efforts
The Drosophila Board invites applications for funding to support efforts to increase
trainee participation, equity and diversity in the Drosophila research community.
Non-profit programs that introduce middle school, high school or college students
to Drosophila research are eligible to apply.
Applications are due by Dec. 31st 2021.
— Oct 20, 2021. full commentary
U.S. import documents have changed!
Regulations on importing transgenic organisms changed last year and new practices are now in effect.
Documents for importing most Drosophila melanogaster stocks are now much easier to obtain and use.
Bloomington Drosophila Stock Center has
webpages with detailed guidance— Apr 5, 2021. full commentary