The National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) issued a fact sheet on the impact of the sequestration on NIDCR’s budget and programs. The fact sheet provides a clear picture as to the mandatory across-the-board cuts caused by sequestration. Also, NIDCR posted their operating budget and fiscal year 2013 operating plan. Dr. Martha Somerman stated that funding for new and early stage investigators remains a high priority. Additional details about NIDCR’s funding levels are found here.