NIH’s main campus in Bethesda was once again one of nearly 100 pit stops in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area for this year’s Bike to Work Day, May 20.
Bldgs. 18 and 32, an interconnected lab complex on the south side of the NIH campus, were demolished in May. The space is about to get paved over.
NIH’s “Take Your Child To Work Day” (TYCTWD) was held virtually on Apr. 22. The day offered students in grades 1 through 12 an opportunity to experience the diversity of research and careers that makes NIH what it is.
NIH Fire Department (NIHFD) practices firefighting skills on decommissioned buildings that are scheduled to be demolished.
A small, physically distanced crowd gathered in a NIH Clinical Center auditorium to watch the first live scientific lecture since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Construction has commenced on the NIAID Vaccine Research Center’s Bldg. 40A, a tower adjacent to the current Bldg. 40 at the intersection of South Drive and Convent Drive on NIH’s main campus.
“CRISPR Cas-9, bring me a gene …” NIH’s resident acapella group, Nerds in Harmony, recently sang their own version of the Chordettes’s Mr. Sandman in front of a large Christmas tree outside of the Anthropologie in Bethesda. CRISPR Cas-9 wasn’t a typical Christmas carol, but it brought smiles and laughter from the crowd.
The Office of NIH History & Stetten Museum is moving its object collection to a new storage facility in Gaithersburg. Relocation requires packing up and keeping track of 3,700 items.
Santa Claus and his motor officer “elves” returned to the NIH Children’s Inn during the Montgomery County Police Department’s annual Santa Ride on Dec. 8.
Caesar Sant, 13, gives a Thanksgiving concert in the Clinical Research Center atrium. Two months earlier, he had a bone marrow transplant at NIH to potentially cure him of sickle cell anemia.