What does a spouse or partner do to support the NIH mission? Diane Baker had to define that role for herself. She shared her experience in a recent lecture “Activist Without Portfolio,” in the Empowerment of Under-Represented Researchers series.
Days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, letters laced with anthrax arrived at postal facilities, news outlets and congressional office buildings, recounted Dr. Mary Wright, during a recent CC Grand Rounds lecture. “There were a lot of questions and unknowns about anthrax in 2001,” she said. “There just wasn’t a lot of current information.”
NIMHD director Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable, NIH acting director Dr. Lawrence Tabak, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra and congressional leaders joined President Biden at a White House signing of the “John Lewis NIMHD Research Endowment Revitalization Act of 2021.”
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Localization of La Crosse virus (magenta), endoplasmic reticulum (yellow), and nuclei (cyan) in virus-infected H9 human neural stem cells (hNSCs)
Photo: DURBADAL OJHA, JACQUELINE M. LEUNG AND KARIN E. PETERSON (ROCKY MOUNTAIN LABS, NIAID)