Supporting Organizations


Howard Hughes Medical Institute logo


The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is a nonprofit medical research organization that plays a prominent role in advancing science education in the United States and in advancing biomedical research around the globe. Go to site.

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American Chemical Society logo



Founded in 1876, the American Chemical Society is the world’s largest scientific society and is a leading source of authoritative scientific information. ACS was chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1937 to advance chemistry in all its branches, promote scientific research and inquiry, and foster public welfare and education. We enable chemical professionals to address looming global challenges and improve people’s lives. Go to site.

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AAAS logo



In addition to publishing Science and other science-related publications, hosting scientific conferences and meetings, and helping scientists advance their careers, The American Association for the Advancement of Science undertakes numerous programs and activities that promote science to the public and monitor issues which affect the scientific community. Go to site.

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American Geophysical Union

AGU is dedicated to the furtherance of the Earth and space sciences, and to communicating its science’s ability to benefit humanity. It achieves these goals through publishing scientific journals and other technical publications, sponsoring scientific meetings, supporting education and outreach programs designed to increase public understanding of and support for our science, and a variety of other activities.Go to site.


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American Society for Cell Biology

ASCB is an inclusive, international community of biologists studying the cell, the fundamental unit of life. It is dedicated to advancing scientific discovery, advocating sound research policies, improving education, promoting professional development, and increasing diversity in the scientific workforce. Go to site.


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ASPET logo: ASPET logo

The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) is a scientific society whose 5,000+ members conduct basic and clinical pharmacological research in academia, industry, and government. Our members' research efforts help develop new medicines and therapeutic agents to fight existing and emerging diseases. Go to site.

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A. Robert Kaufman Foundation


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The Paleontological Society logo

The Paleontological Society is an international nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of paleontology. It was founded in 1908 in Baltimore, Maryland, and consists of professional paleontologists, academicians, science writers, earth-science teachers, museum specialists, land managers, students, and amateurs. Members come from over 40 countries. Go to site.

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Logo - Society for the Study of Evolution

Founded in 1946. The objectives of The Society for the Study of Evolution are the promotion of the study of organic evolution and the integration of the various fields of science concerned with evolution. The Society publishes the scientific journal Evolution and holds annual meetings in which scientific findings on evolutionary biology are presented and discussed. Go to site.

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Stiefel Freethought Foundation

Our mission is to gain respect for freethinkers and ensure the complete separation of church and state. We envision a world where government favors liberty over dogma and freethinkers are overt, united and influential. We strive to promote the humanist values of love, integrity, reason and freedom. Go to site

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Logo - American Association of Physical Anthropologists



Formed in 1930, the AAPA is the world's leading professional organization for physical anthropologists. Physical anthropology is a biological science that deals with the adaptations, variability, and evolution of human beings and their living and fossil relatives. The Association's annual meetings draw more than a thousand scientists and students from all over the world. Go to site.

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The National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) is the “leader in life science education.” Since its inception in 1938, thousands of educators have joined NABT to share experiences and expertise with colleagues from around the world, keep up with trends and developments in the field, and grow professionally.  Go to site.

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NAGT logo

The National Association of Geoscience Teachers works to foster improvement in the teaching of the earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the earth sciences and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public. Go to site.

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Society for Developmental Biology - logo

The purpose of the Society for Developmental Biology is to further the study of development in all organisms and at all levels, to represent and promote communication among students of development, and to promote the field of developmental biology. The SDB is associated with the journal Developmental Biology and organizes scientific meetings that focus on developmental biology. Go to site.

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Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology - logo

The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) is dedicated to promoting the pursuit and public dissemination of important information relating to biology. Research is presented during its Annual Meeting and in its journal, Integrative and Comparative Biology. SICB takes pride that one of its focal points is to support its student members. Go to site.

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 Society of Vertebrate Paleontology logo

Founded in 1940, the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology now has more than 2,300 members representing professionals, students, artists, preparators, and others interested in vertebrate paleontology. The society is organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes. The object of the society is to advance the science of vertebrate paleontology and to serve the common interests and facilitate the cooperation of all persons concerned with the history, evolution, comparative anatomy, and taxonomy of vertebrate animals, as well as field occurrence, collection, and study of fossil vertebrates and the stratigraphy of the beds in which they are found. The society is also concerned with the conservation and preservation of fossil sites. Go to site.

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