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Potential Research Impacts of the New Administration and Congress

Workshop Overview

This session will provide participants an opportunity to learn about recent developments at the Federal level and initial priorities of the new Administration and Congress, as related to FSU research and the broader community. Additionally, an outlook for the year ahead and expected opportunities for engagement will be shared. The session is intended to be interactive. As such, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and offer suggestions on FSU advocacy.


Jonathan Nurse, Director of Federal Relations, FSU Office of Research

Workshop Details

When: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Where: Dodd Hall Auditorium, DHA-103 

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Presenter Bio

Jonathan Nurse

Jonathan Nurse serves as Director of Federal Relations for Florida State University. He works with the FSU community, Congress, and federal agencies to bolster support for the University’s research activities and other priorities. He also collaborates with universities from across the nation on policy matters of shared interest.

Prior to joining the FSU Office of Research, Jonathan served as Director of Government Relations for the Infectious Diseases Society of America where he represented more than 10,000 physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals dedicated to excellence in patient care, prevention, public health, education, and research related to infectious diseases. He was instrumental in securing new funding in Fiscal Year 2016 to implement the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and advancing the antibiotic research and development components of the 21st Century Cures Act that was signed into law in 2016. 

Jonathan also served as Assistant Director of Federal Relations for the University of Washington and has experience in the private sector, working for federal affairs firms that specialized in higher education and local government development. Jonathan holds a BA and MPP from The George Washington University and was raised in New Jersey.


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