Did you ever notice how good Mother Nature is at taking a motif from one setting and repurposing it in another? In an analogous fashion, our intellectually, socially, and demographically diverse NIH workforce can only achieve its maximal potential through dialogue across fields, technologies, model systems, and approaches.
Three Years Trending: Curating COVID-19 Article Lists
Three years ago, I started sending lists of research articles about COVID-19 that were trending on social media to the NIH COVID19RESEARCH listserv. In this article, I reflect on how that started, how it has gone, and where it might be going.
Read about scientific advances and discoveries by NIH intramural scientists: biglycan protein found to be essential to bone repair; association between cannabis use and schizophrenia; genetic risk factors that contribute to dementia risk; new human pangenome captures genetic diversity; music-based intervention toolkit guides future studies; how omega-3 fatty acids get delivered to the brain.
Building Professional Development Core Competencies While at NIH
NIH trainees have access to a plethora of professional development programming through the NIH Office of Training and Education (OITE). While it may be a daunting task to sift through the offerings—which include workshops, videocasts, training modules, articles, and resource pages—OITE staff do not recommend that you try to attend or consume everything. Rather, first determine which offerings will benefit you most and help build your core competencies.
FOUR NIHERS ARE SAMMIES FINALISTS; NIDCR SCIENTISTS RECOGNIZED BY INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR DENTAL RESEARCH
NIH is proud to have four finalists for the Partnership for Public Service 2023 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, better known as the “Sammies.” Plus, three NIDCR researchers received Distinguished Scientist Awards from the International Association for Dental Research