Skip to main content
NIH Record - National Institutes of Health
Neuronal firing patterns

December 11, 2020

  • Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett

    Corbett Recounts Quest for Covid Vaccine

    Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, a senior research fellow who’s spent the past 6 years working with VRC strategists in NIAID’s Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory and who’s become a central figure in covid vaccine science, recently discussed “SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccine Development Enabled by Prototype Pathogen Preparedness.”
  • Copper’s Antimicrobial Properties Might Treat Bacterial Diseases

    Doctors might one day use copper’s antimicrobial properties to treat bacterial diseases, said Dr. Michael D. L. Johnson at a recent NIGMS Director’s Early-Career Investigator Lecture. His lab is studying how Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria, or pneumococcus, responds to copper. They are trying to answer the question: “If you punch bacteria with copper, how does it punch back?”
  • Dr. Gisela Storz

    Four Scientists Discuss Balancing Work, Life During Pandemic

    Four NIH women scientists recently discussed how they’re juggling their professional and personal responsibilities amid the altered schedules and uncertainty of the covid pandemic. The virtual lecture was part of EDI's Whole Woman seminar series.
  • David Awwad

    NIAID’s Awwad Gets Fauci Ready for Prime Time

    When NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci appears on television, social media or any other virtual platform, David Awwad—NIAID’s IT campus field manager—is the person who makes that appearance possible.
Neuronal firing patterns

On the Cover

Neuronal firing patterns. NIH researchers found that our brains may store memories in neuronal firing patterns that are replayed fractions of a second before remembering.

Photo: Zaghloul Lab, NINDS

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

Associate Editor: Carla Garnett
Carla.Garnett@nih.gov

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock
Eric.Bock@nih.gov

Dana Talesnik
Dana.Talesnik@nih.gov

Back to Top