Dr. Sriram Subramaniam’s lab at NCI now holds the world record for the highest resolution achieved using cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM), and holds the spots for the second- and third-highest resolution structures obtained using this technique. Last month, Nature Methods magazine named the cryo-EM technique “Method of the Year.”
You get the feeling that if Dr. Linda P. Fried, dean of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, were in charge of things, exercise classes for frail adults would be as common across the land as kindergarten enrollment is for youngsters.
Recently, progress on demolition of Bldg. 7 was halted when a crew broke through a concrete wall and found pipes insulated with asbestos. Unfortunately, the job cannot resume until the asbestos is completely removed.
On Feb. 5, the NIH campus turned into a virtual sea of red—from employees wearing red clothes to the prominent display of red food in the cafeterias. This was all part of NHLBI's celebration of National Wear Red Day, which kicked off American Heart Month.
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Detail of artwork used for 2011 NIMH poster featuring a visual interpretation of high-throughput technologies.