As part of an ongoing series on NIH inventors, meet Dr. Niraj Tolia, a NIAID senior investigator who wrote a computer algorithm that, when applied to viral or parasitic antigens, can improve them. This technology, with pending patents, is improving vaccines. His primary research focus is on malaria.
More than 2,500 participants gathered for the ninth annual BRAIN Initiative Meeting. The conference brought together federally funded scientists, staff and leadership, as well as non-federal organizations, the media and the public.
NIH kicked off its 15th Take-a-Hike Day on June 15 with the traditional whistle start by Dr. Alfred Johnson, NIH deputy director for management. The 3.25-mile trek led participants around the NIH perimeter. The weather was perfect!
Learn the history of the Fogarty International Center (FIC), named after the late congressman John E. Fogarty of Rhode Island. For 55 years, the Fogarty International Center has worked to advance global health.
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Embryonic smooth muscle cell. Immuno-fluorescently labeled actin cytoskeleton (green) and vinculin in cell adhesions (blue). Laser scanning confocal microscopy.