ASAPbio is a scientist-driven initiative to promote transparency and innovation in life sciences communication.


French National Alliances recognize preprints
Joint statement recommends that preprints be taken into account "in the process of hiring, evaluation and promotion of researchers."
Photo by John Morell on Unsplash
Meeting on Transparency, Recognition, and Innovation in Peer Review in the Life Sciences
ASAPbio, HHMI, and Wellcome are pleased to announce a meeting on Feb. 7-9, 2018 at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Maryland (Photo by John Morell on Unsplash)
We're terminating the Central Service RFA and focusing on preprint standards & awareness
July 19, 2017: the Evolving Preprint Ecosystem
ASAPbio hosted live-streamed meeting at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in Cambridge, MA to discuss new developments in life sciences preprints.
Cancer Research UK encourages the use of preprints
Preprints and other interim research products "can be cited anywhere other research products are cited."
Video of the ASAPbio Scientific Society Preprint Town Hall
Held on February 23, 2017 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC

About ASAPbio & preprints

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Members of the original organizing committee are also affiliated with Rescuing Biomedical Research.

We thank our funders (the Simons, Sloan, Arnold, and Moore Foundations) and our hosts (the National Institutes of Health, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences) for supporting our meetings and activities.