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NIGMS To Host ‘Cell Day’ Web Chat

Lorsch and staff members seated around table with laptops.
NIGMS director Dr. Jon Lorsch (c) and institute staff members answer questions from students during Cell Day.

Photo:  Soma Chowdhury

On Thursday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., NIGMS will host Cell Day. This interactive web chat, focused on the cell, is geared toward middle and high school students but open to all.

During last year’s event, 23 NIGMS scientists fielded more than 300 questions about cell biology, biochemistry, research careers and related topics.

To learn more about Cell Day, view past transcripts and register for the event, see

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