The Office of Disease Prevention will hold a Methods: Mind the Gap webinar with Dr. Julie R. Palmer on risk prediction models for breast cancer in black women. It will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m.
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Association of American Medical Colleges honored NIDA director Dr. Nora Volkow as one of the top 10 Hispanic pioneers in medicine.
NINDS's Dr. Richard Youle is one of four recipients of the 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. The Breakthrough Prizes were started in 2012 to “honor important, primarily recent, achievements in the categories of fundamental physics, life sciences and mathematics.”
Four NIH labs competed in the 2020 I2SL Freezer Challenge. Through their combined efforts, NIH won the challenge in the government organization category.
Andrea Norris, director of the Center for Information Technology and NIH’s chief information officer, was among 45 new members elected to the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA).
The 10th annual Woman Scientist Advisors (WSA) Scholars Symposium will be presented on Monday, Oct. 5. Speakers are Dr. Alix Warburton of NIAID and Dr. Ida Fredriksson of NIDA, postdoctoral fellows in the laboratories of Dr. Alison McBride and Dr. Yavin Shaham, respectively.
As part of its continued commitment to achieving a harassment-free work environment, NIH recently launched the 2020 anti-harassment training.
The National Academy of Medicine has named NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci as the recipient of the 2020 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care.
NHGRI senior investigator and Translational and Functional Genomics Branch chief Dr. Julie Segre will present “Human Microbiome: Friend and Foe,” the 2020 Anita B. Roberts Lecture, on Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Dr. Michael D. L. Johnson, an assistant professor in the department of immunology at the University of Arizona, will give the NIGMS Director’s Early Career Investigator Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. via Zoom and NIH videocast. The lecture is open to everyone in the scientific community.