Founded in 1912, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology conducts educational meetings and provides publications for the dissemination of biological research results. It represents more than 85,000 life scientists. The federation promotes progress and education related to the field of biomedical science. It operates campus services, human resources and information technology departments. The federation s members include the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, American Society for Investigative Pathology, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, and the American Association of Immunologists. It also offers services for legislators and federal agencies.